Obama faces tough road in Indiana in 2012

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With zero percent of precincts reporting and no votes yet cast, Indiana appears to be off the table for the president, despite his visit to an auto-parts plant in the state on Tuesday.

While that might seem rash, considering no Republicans have announced a 2012 run, White House officials told The Hill last week that they do not think Indiana will be in play for Obama’s reelection bid.

Even if one of the Hoosier State’s two potential Republican presidential candidates — Gov. Mitch Daniels and Rep. Mike Pence — isn’t on the ticket, Obama faces a tough road, as Indiana joined much of the rest of the nation in returning to its red roots in the midterm.

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