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Republican Ed Karr says from Geneva, "I’m cautiously optimistic but not nervous at all. Both sides have done the best job they could. It’s been a spirited campaign. It’s now down to the voters."

This content was published on November 7, 2012 - 03:20

I think the first debate was a big game-changer for Romney. People got to see that he knew the issues on his feet. Obama was kind of asleep.

In the third debate Obama came on aggressive and president Romney, sorry governor Romney, hopefully president Romney, held the line, so that really helped him.

People overall have been frustrated in how the economy has been going. Romney’s number one strength is his business strength. America needs a business leader like Mitt Romney who is a self-made man. His grasp of economics and knowledge of how to turn the country around would be very useful going forward.

I think he’s definitely in touch with the people on the street. He started at the bottom himself.

 

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