Three Republican governors campaign in Pennsylvania
Friday, October 29th, 2010
The candidates for Pennsylvania Governor and U.S. Senator are making one last push for votes. Today the Republicans made their pitch at the Reading Airport with Governors Chris Christie, Tim Pawlenty, and Haley Barbour.
The crowd waved red, white, and blue pom poms and signs, and
some people wore Tea Party hats and shirts.
U.S. Senate candidate Pat Toomey, who's locked in a tight race with Democrat Joe Sestak, asked the audience members to reach out to family, friends, and coworkers and get them to vote.
"I believe the 21st Century can be another great American century, we just need to remember the source of our prosperity. It's not ever bigger government. If we focus on limiting the size of the government, sweeping away the excess regulations, make the 2003 tax cuts permanent for crying out loud, and get spending under control, we can have a great recovery."
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie told the crowd the only way to make a better Pennsylvania and America is to elect better people.
"We know what to do. The Democrats try to make this so complicated, but it isn't. It isn't! We've spent too much, we've borrowed too much, we've taxed too much. And the only way to fix it is to spend less, borrow less, and tax less!"
The Democrats are countering with visits from Vice President Joe Biden, former President Bill Clinton and President Barack Obama.