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Romney must change dynamics of race drastically to win

WASHINGTON — Mitt Romney enters the final 37 days of the presidential campaign in desperate need of a change — and fast — as he attempts to peel off support from President Obama, whose standing has been growing among swing state voters but remains tenuous.

Heading into perhaps the most crucial week of the general election — one that could solidify Obama’s standing as the front-runner or reshape the race — Romney is looking to the first presidential debate on Wednesday night and an updated jobs report 36 hours later as key events to try to jolt his campaign. This follows a three-week period that has left his supporters dispirited and hoping for a revival.

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