The Heartland is where the vote is

Images from the presidential campaign battlegrounds of western Pennsylvania and Ohio.

The word "Jobs" hangs large above the stage where Republican Presidential Candidate Gov. Mitt Romney, right, speaks inside a warehouse at Jet Machine, a small business military manufacturing company, Cincinnati, Ohio, Thursday, October 25, 2012. Since the Iraq war and Afghanistan war draw down, Jet Machine has gone from 160 employees to 115 employees and has begun shifting into manufacturing for oil drilling and hydraulic fracturing. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

The word "Jobs" hangs large above the stage where Republican Presidential Candidate Gov. Mitt Romney, right, speaks inside a warehouse at Jet Machine, a small business military manufacturing company, Cincinnati, Ohio, Thursday, October 25, 2012. Since the Iraq war and Afghanistan war draw down, Jet Machine has gone from 160 employees to 115 employees and has begun shifting into manufacturing for oil drilling and hydraulic fracturing. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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