JULIE PACE, Associated Press, THOMAS BEAUMONT, Associated Press
Updated: Nov 2, 2012 5:09 PM
HILLIARD, Ohio (AP) â€” President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney are trying to turn the White House race in Ohio into a referendum on the auto bailout.
It's an effort aimed at driving up turnout among their supporters in the election's final days.
During a three-stop blitz across the swing state on Friday, Obama repeatedly reminded voters that he orchestrated the bailout to revive an industry that fuels the economy in the Midwest. He also slammed Romney for running advertisements in the state implying the bailout has forced car companies to move jobs overseas, an assertion Obama said was "not true."
Obama said politicians shouldn't "scare hard-working Americans just to scare up some votes."
Romney has dug in on the ads, which have been widely debunked. His campaign insists they are accurate.
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hunter480 | November 3 2012 10:33pm
The Chevy Sliverado Z-71 I had before GM became government motors was made in Canada. The Toyoya Tacoma I now have was made in kalifornia. Seems like the industry your messiah bailed out doesn`t have a very good record for providing Americans with jobs.
loser1966 | November 2 2012 11:54pm
Romney buys up companies, like a certain one in Marion Indiana. He then closes the business, and moves the jobs either to China, or Mexico. He doesn't understand, that we need these jobs to pay politicians wages too.
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