The re-election campaign of President Barack Obama begain airing a new TV ad Tuesday that criticizes Mitt Romney's record as governor of Massachusetts. The ad says that when Romney was govenor, Massachusetts was number one in debt, fell to 47th in job creation, and had one of the worst economic records in the country.
The ad is airing in North Carolina, Colorado, Florida, Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia.
UPDATE. Andrea Saul, Romney spokeswoman: "President Obama has overseen trillion-dollar deficits, soaring national debt and the first credit downgrade in history. Mitt Romney, on the other hand, closed a $3 billion budget shortfall, balanced four budgets, left a $2 billion rainy day fund and received a credit rating upgrade.''