Romney Plays Down Pennsylvania Hopes

Mitt Romney downplayed his chances of winning in the Keystone State primary this month before refocusing his eye on the general election Thursday.

While Mr. Romney plans to compete on former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum’s turf, he sounded more optimistic about the other four states that vote in late April — Connecticut, Delaware, New York and Rhode Island.

“I think everybody expects someone to win his home state,” Mr. Romney said during a swing by his campaign headquarters. “If I could win the others and pick up some delegates here, it would give me an even stronger lead.” He added that he believes he will win Pennsylvania in the general election.



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