Romney team visits campaign offices for ‘storm relief events’

Mitt Romney, Ann Romney and Rep. Paul Ryan are visiting campaign offices in Iowa, Ohio and Wisconsin today to thank volunteers who are gathering donations for victims of Hurricane Sandy.

Ed O'Keefe notes that the collection of supplies goes against the advice of professional emergency managers, who say it is difficult to manage those donations. Money and blood are preferred.

After those events, Ann Romney and Ryan will head back on the campaign trail. Romney will attend a rally in Des Moines on Tuesday night. On Wednesday, Ryan will attend events in Eau Claire, Green Bay and Racine, Wis.

Mitt Romney canceled events planned for Monday night and Tuesday due to the storm. 

First lady Michelle Obama and Vice President Biden have continued to campaign as President Obama deals with the storm. 

Rachel Weiner covers cops and courts in Arlington and Alexandria.
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