President Obama's camp is making out that Mr Romney is "writing off" half the country, while he argues the comments related to election strategy and were intended for a select audience.
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While Fifa battles allegations of corruption, fans are preparing for the oldest cup competition in the world - the FA Cup - tomorrow.
A fine start to the weekend though cloud will start spreading in from the west throughout the afternoon ahead of a wet night.
FA Chairman Greg Dyke has told ITV News he thinks there is "more to come" in the corruption investigation against Fifa.