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President Obama Will Campaign In Philadelphia Again

(file photo by Tim Sloan / Getty Images)

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(CBS) – In campaign 2010, close is the name of the game as candidates battle each other in the final days. And now word that the president is returning to Philadelphia Saturday, October 30th and the first lady on Monday, November 1st.

Democrats see a big opportunity here. Joe Sestak’s Senate campaign has closed on Republican Pat Toomey, although an average of surveys shows Toomey still ahead.

Also in this mid-term mania, our community is in the nerve center of the battle for control of congress. At this moment, three congressional seats could go either way.

In Delaware County, the average of surveys has Pat Meehan, the Republican, up by a few over Democrat Bryan Lentz.

In the second big race, Congressman Patrick Murphy is challenged by Republican Mike Fitzpatrick. With the exception of one survey, Fitzpatrick appears ahead, but both sides admit it may be another photo finish.

In New Jersey’s third district, Jon Adler maintains a lead against Republican Jon Runyan, but the lead is within the margin of error.

Reported by Larry Kane, KYW Newsradio