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HILLIARD, Ohio (AP) -
President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney are trying to turn the White House race in Ohio into a referendum on the auto bailout.
It's an effort aimed at driving up turnout among their supporters in the election's final days.
During a three-stop blitz across the swing state on Friday, Obama repeatedly reminded voters that he orchestrated the bailout to revive an industry that fuels the economy in the Midwest. He also slammed Romney for running advertisements in the state implying the bailout has forced car companies to move jobs overseas, an assertion Obama said was "not true."
Obama said politicians shouldn't "scare hard-working Americans just to scare up some votes."
Romney has dug in on the ads, which have been widely debunked. His campaign insists they are accurate.
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