Election 2012

Romney Looks to Pennsylvania Ahead of Debate

Under pressure to perform amid poor polling numbers

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PHILADELPHIA — His path to victory narrowing, Mitt Romney is looking to Pennsylvania to help slow President Barack Obama's momentum ahead of a high-stakes meeting on the debate stage next week.

The Republican presidential nominee was to campaign Friday in the Philadelphia area, first courting donors at a high-dollar fundraiser and then meeting voters at a midday rally.