John McCain has often compared himself to (fictional) hometown hero Rocky Balboa, whose statue stands in Philadelphia, alongside those of our nation’s founders.
Real Clear Politics has Barack Obama leading in Pennsylvania by an average of 11 points, so why is John McCain betting on an upset there, of all swing states? It seems that Gov. Ed Rendell is among the Democrats who are nervous: He has asked the Obama campaign to send its big guns back to the Keystone State.
The McCain campaign claims to have internal polling data that show a tighter race in Pennsylvania than publicly released surveys.
Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell has sent two separate memos to the Obama campaign in the past five days requesting that the Democratic Presidential candidate—as well as Hillary and Bill Clinton—return to campaign in Pennsylvania, Rendell told CNN’s Gloria Borger.