A daunting Obama ground game awaits Romney


By Matea Gold and Melanie Mason – As he moves unceasingly toward the Republican presidential nomination, Mitt Romney has cast himself as the only GOP candidate with an organization hefty enough to take on President Obama‘s campaign juggernaut.

Spared a primary opponent, the president’s reelection campaign by the end of February had pumped nearly $79 million into laying the groundwork for the general election.

Romney, mired for months in a contentious primary, has not yet devoted substantial resources to a national field program. Of the $68 million spent so far by his campaign, $25.4 million went to fundraising and media ads in primary states.

If and when Romney secures the nomination, the campaign’s existing field program would fold into Republican National Committee efforts already underway. more> http://is.gd/mOMWR5

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