After leaning strongly towards Barack Obama throughout most of the campaign and not having supported a Republican for president since 1988, the latest news coming out of Pennsylvania has come as a pleasant surprise for the Romney campaign. A Gravis Marketing poll released Monday found that the president only has a three point lead over Republican Mitt Romney in their latest poll, which has a 3 point margin of error. The poll is concerning to the president, who has seen his support in the Keystone State steadily decline from what had been a double digit lead as recently as late September. The Romney campaign had applied increased resources to Pennsylvania over the last week which the Obama campaign had originally called an "act of desperation," but now admits the race in the state has tightened.
As a sign that the Obama campaign is not taking Pennsylvania for granted, Bill Clinton stumped for the president in downton Pittsburgh and Scranton Monday. Scott Perry, a candidate for Congress to represent Pennsylvania's 4th District, joined "Wilkow!" Monday to discuss why the polls in the Keystone State have tightened: