Check out the last-minute strategies -- or endgames -- of both campaigns heading into the final stretch of the presidential election.
The race for the White House has changed a lot in just the past month, and Superstorm Sandy has thrown the candidates for another loop. Here's a look at the last-minute strategies -- or endgames -- of both campaigns heading into the final stretch.
Mitt Romney was behind in the polls at the beginning of October, but strong debate performances and a poor showing by President Barack Obama in the first match-up propelled the GOP candidate to a virtual tie in most polls the past few weeks.
But then Superstorm Sandy hit this past weekend, devastating a huge swath of the East Coast and putting politics on hold.
Obama suspended campaign events through Thursday and was briefed on the storm through the night Sunday. He toured the devastation in New Jersey with Gov. Chris Christie on Wednesday.
Romney suspended campaign events through Tuesday, although he used one scheduled event to collect relief supplies for storm victims.
Romney and VP candidate Paul Ryan took to the campaign trail again Wednesday with campaign rallies in the battleground states of Florida and Wisconsin.
According to CNN, Romney and Ryan will kick off a four-day tour with their wives and 100 surrogates starting Friday.
The tour starts with a rally in Ohio and will feature guests like former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani and Sen. John McCain of Arizona.
Obama's campaign manager continued a so-called "confidence push" in a video released Wednesday, telling supporters the incumbent Democrat was ahead of his rival in key battlegrounds and would win the race.
Vice President Joe Biden was back on the campaign trail Wednesday in Florida, and former President Bill Clinton also stumped for Obama as the president turned his attention to Superstorm Sandy.
The president will return to campaigning Thursday with stops in Wisconsin, Colorado and Las Vegas, according to CNN.
Both campaigns bought more than $40 million worth of commercials to run this week and into Election Day in key battleground states, CNN reported. They are on track to spending $2 billion in this election.
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