You’re probably wondering why’s a guy from Virginia out here in Iowa. But Iowa and Virginia have a lot in common. Both are swing states… [ ]…what happens in Virginia, what happens in Iowa could determine who’s going to be the next president of the United States.”
- Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell speaking to voters in Iowa
on Thursday, kicking off a weekend of surrogate events
scheduled across battleground states as GOP nominee Mitt Romney is overseas.