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Santorum shifts focus to economy in tight Ohio race - The Trail

Saturday, March 03, 2012 - 01:56

With Mitt Romney closing the gap in Ohio polls, GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum is shifting from his earlier focus on conservative social issues to spend more time on the economy ahead of Super Tuesday, says Reuters campaign reporter John Whitesides.

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And expand. It's been very very well for the last few weeks. The most there's -- poll this morning that's sort of what -- four point angry and Romney. Santorum goes just to. Or hold onto that -- make it through that we again if he can pull off that way and an Ohio. That'll be good ticket contest on doctors. And it's their property and you'll have huge new group. Ohio it's always the biggest prize no matter what election is right and you guys are at the center of everything. It stopped until probably today widget in an area -- -- Been struggling economically as much of Ohio has been focused. Almost exclusively on his tax plan. Do get government -- -- back fractures. So it's the cost of regulation it's the cost of taxation. That is making our businesses on competitive even before we get to the fact that our wages are higher. And we ask manufacturers going to compete. Good to beat gridlock. I actually talked quite a few people before his speech and almost everybody we unanimously wanted to hear more about his economic plan and social conservatives. No uses social conservative and is so confident that they understand the values. But they wanted to hear more about how we've got to create jobs I would that are resurrect these manufacturing industry is it really struggling -- I'll I'll. This quarter. -- -- it. The White House one. Over -- the in other states has a lot of advertising -- Which focused on sort of attack. -- -- Santorum says he's the principal conservative. That's not how he voted. And terribly bad enough time just before the Tuesday. Two. Could impact.

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Santorum shifts focus to economy in tight Ohio race - The Trail

Saturday, March 03, 2012 - 01:56