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Hopes for Romney: the man who would be president

Thursday, November 01, 2012 - 01:20

Nov. 1- Ahead of the Nov. 6 U.S. election, hopes and expectations for a Romney presidency center on concerns about the economy. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

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Republican Mitt Romney; the man who would be President. Less than a week ahead of the November 6th election when he hopes to unseat U.S. President Barack Obama, Romney's supporters offer their hopes -- many focused on the economy. (SOUNDBITE) (ENGLISH) OLIVER HARRIS SAYING: "Not to say cliché but 'jobs, jobs jobs.'" (SOUNDBITE) (English) CLAIRE BAKER SAYING: "Make sure that people who want to work do get jobs and stop just giving away all of our hard-earned money to people who don't deserve it." Others raised concerns about a Romney Presidency. (SOUNDBITE) (English) DONNISHA JOHNSON SAYING: "I'm hoping he gives us these jobs he's talking about. What's scary for me is because I am on welfare and I do get food stamps, he throws those terms around like we're the scum of the earth sometimes and I hope he doesn't just cut it without giving us somewhere to go and something to do." Less than a week ahead of the election the latest Reuters /Ipsos poll shows the race effectively tied.

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Hopes for Romney: the man who would be president

Thursday, November 01, 2012 - 01:20