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Thu Aug 2, 2012, 06:42 PM

oops. rMoney's jaunt: Pew: Obama has big lead; Romney favorability drops

New polling data out from Pew Research Center finds President Obama with a double-digit lead over Mitt Romney nationally:

Currently, 51% say they support Obama or lean toward him, while 41% support or lean toward Romney. This is largely unchanged from earlier in July and consistent with polling over the course of this year. Across eight Pew Research Center surveys since January, Obama has led Romney by between four and 12 percentage points.

Obama holds only a four-point edge (48% to 44%) across 12 of this year’s key battleground states. While the data does not allow a state-by-state analysis, the overall balance of support in these closely contested states has remained level in recent months, with Obama slightly ahead, but neither candidate holding a significant advantage.

The poll also finds that Romney's favorability has taken a hit this summer:

By a 52% to 37% margin, more voters say they have an unfavorable than favorable view of Mitt Romney. The poll, conducted prior to Romney’s recent overseas trip, represents the sixth consecutive survey over the past nine months in which his image has been in negative territory. While Romney’s personal favorability improved substantially between March and June – as Republican voters rallied behind him after the primary season ended– his image has again slipped over the past month.



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Thu Aug 2, 2012, 06:44 PM

1. best news I've heard all day. Once polls are taken after his trip, should look great ! nt

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Thu Aug 2, 2012, 07:02 PM

2. Just wait for the debates

That will seal the deal and get Democrats EXCITED, then watch what happens!

OFA/DCCC should flood the airwaves with info on how to make sure you are registered to vote - or how to contact a volunteer to help you get to a registration and then voting site - immediately before, during and after the debates.

I'm going to buy a new popcorn machine - I wore my old one out watching the Clownfest GOP Debates


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