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Romney Moves Quakertown Event Due To Protests

Romney appears in Quakertown, while Obama supporters hold registration drive

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    Romney Moves Quakertown Event Due To Protests

    Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney moved his scheduled event in Quakertown due to a number of pro-Obama protestors who had turned up. 

    Romney was scheduled to appear at the Wawa gas station at 1960 John Fries Highway in Quakertown at approximately 12:40 p.m. Saturday. However, the appearance was moved to the Wawa location at 600 North Westend Boulevard instead.

    “Why we're at this Wawa, instead of the other Wawa?” Romney said as he paid for a meatball hoagie. “I understand I had a surrogate over there already, so we decided to pick a different place. My surrogate is former Gov. Rendell, who said we could win Pennsylvania."

    Later Saturday afternoon, the Pennsylvania chapter of Organizing for America held a voter registration drive at the Mt. Airy Arts and Groove Festival at 7165 Germantown Avenue.

    "We believe we’re better off as a country when more eligible citizens can access the polls and cast a ballot for the candidate of their choice," the organization said in a statement. 


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