The pro-Romney super PAC Restore Our Future is preparing a new round of television ads in the state of Michigan, breaking the GOP's silence on the airwaves there, according to several sources familiar with the group's plans.The Wall Street Journal:
The Romney-boosting group will run commercials in the Detroit, Flint, Grand Rapids and Lansing markets between Sept. 19 and Oct. 2, one media-tracking source said. The dollar figure for the buy remains to be seen, but the geographic scope is pretty comprehensive.
ROF will also air ads soon in Wisconsin, according to a second source.
It looks like Wisconsin is a full-fledged battleground state, much as Republicans have been trumpeting for weeks.
The Obama campaign said Friday that President Barack Obama would travel there next Saturday for campaign events. It will mark his first campaign event there this season and first trip since an official visit in February. He will headline a rally in Milwaukee and attend a fundraiser.
(...) A presidential visit completes the state’s transformation to battleground.