Romney to ramp up campaign schedule with bus tour
September 20th, 2012
01:21 AM ET
11 years ago

Romney to ramp up campaign schedule with bus tour

(CNN) - Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will pick up the pace of his campaign next week with a bus tour of Ohio, his campaign announced Thursday.

He and vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan will make a series of stops across the state between Monday and Wednesday.

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Ryan will campaign in Lima, Ohio on Monday, and continue on to Cincinnati on Tuesday, according to the campaign

Romney will hold an event in Dayton on Tuesday, then three events - Columbus, Cleveland and Toledo - on Wednesday.

Romney has kept a light schedule, holding just two public rallies in the past five days.

Some Republicans, including Sen. Lindsey Graham, have called on Romney to campaign more aggressively in swing states.

"I think what Romney needs to do is get into Virginia and run for sheriff. This is not rocket science," Graham said Wednesday.

- CNN's Jim Acosta and Dana Bash contributed to this report

Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney
soundoff (12 Responses)
  1. jane

    Is he actually going to ride on the icky bus, or is he going the Sarah Palin route – – flying from place to place in comfort and jumping on the bus in the parking lot of the bed & breakfast and then 'exiting' the bus at the event?

    September 20, 2012 01:54 am at 1:54 am |
  2. 333maxwell

    "Romney to ramp up campaign schedule with bus tour"

    How about Romney driving his Tour Bus and campaign off a ramp? Now that would be something......

    September 20, 2012 02:01 am at 2:01 am |
  3. SafeJourney

    Mitt its over. Give it up a go home. Question. Why is Lyin Ryan campaigning in Wisconsin for his seat in Congress?

    September 20, 2012 02:24 am at 2:24 am |
  4. BeverlyNC

    No one is going to listen to or trust anything Romney has to say anymore. We had finally heard the true Romney.He cares nothing about the American people. He only wants to be President for the power. He does not want the true job of the President where you take an oath to serve and protect the People and our Constitution. Romney is a corporate puppet who has huge debts to pay back to his corporate Super Pacs so We the People will get NO help, NO jobs, and have every program from Medicare to Social Security to education to welfare for the poor GONE. Romney is no President. I stand with President Obama who has proven he is a true leader with values he lives and with the care he show towards ALL of us.

    September 20, 2012 02:50 am at 2:50 am |
  5. Thomas

    I might vote for Romney if he and Ryan drive the weenier Mobile !

    September 20, 2012 03:45 am at 3:45 am |
  6. JPNAmerican

    If it wasn't for the drought, there would be many American's throwing eggs and tomatoes at the bus as it strolled by for his 47% comment.

    September 20, 2012 05:29 am at 5:29 am |
  7. A Kickin` Donkey

    Why is Mitt AFRAID to go to Ohio by himself? He didn`t take the MarathonMan [Ryan lied about his time to complete one] with him to Florida or Utah, but whenever he goes into blue collar, auto country, Romney leans on Ryan for support. Why is that?

    September 20, 2012 06:27 am at 6:27 am |
  8. Marie MD

    One out of two truths even on the bus. The twit is NOT conservative and he has shown time and again that he is NOT a leader!

    September 20, 2012 06:28 am at 6:28 am |
  9. johnmenacherjr

    Yup your typical Americans flying areound in a $750,000 bus full of hypocrisy! Lyin Ryan , Mitt and the tax paid dancing horse et al. What a 2% joke.

    September 20, 2012 06:32 am at 6:32 am |
  10. Bob

    Yeah, Mitt's "bus tour" is starting to look as funny as Palin's bus tour.

    September 20, 2012 06:50 am at 6:50 am |
  11. Gurgyl

    47% we don't need–we need only top 1% that too if they are very very rich.

    September 20, 2012 06:59 am at 6:59 am |
  12. Jefe

    Nice bus, is that the one we paid for? Being a hypocrite aint easy. 47% of that bus wont work for him.

    September 20, 2012 07:26 am at 7:26 am |