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From the staff of the Tampa Bay Times

McCain reinforcements heading to FL

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October

Politico: "John McCain is pulling out of Michigan, according to two Republicans, a stunning move a month away from Election Day that indicates the difficulty Republicans are having in finding blue states to put in play. McCain will go off TV in Michigan, stop dropping mail there and send most of his staff to more competitive states, including Wisconsin, Ohio and Florida. Wisconsin went for Kerry in 2004, Ohio and Florida for Bush."

Meawhile, the talk of McCain's grassroots problem in Florida is belied by the huge numbers of folks trying to get tickets to see Sarah Palin. In Pinellas,we hear more than 4,000 tickets have already been given and that's likely to double by tomorrow.In Fort Myers, all the drivers trying to get Palin tickets supposedly caused a traffic jam.

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 9:52am]

    

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