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IBD Poll: Obama Leads 46%-44% As Romney Shrinks Gap

Mitt Romney has narrowed the gap vs. President Obama in the latest IBD/TIPP poll, which showed that the Democratic National Convention may have failed to excite single women.

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Arguing About the Jewish Vote

At the Jewish Journal, Shmuel Rosner takes me to task for "manipulating the facts" in a post I wrote yesterday about the Investors Business Daily/Christian Science Monitor/TIPP poll of the presidential race. What facts did I "manipulate"? Just this: I reported that the poll's breakdown of voters by religion showed President Obama leading Mitt Romney by a 59-35 percent margin with 6 percent undecided. But Rosner doesn't say I falsified the numbers. His criticism is that I didn't ignore them.

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Race Tightens As Obama Advantage Narrows To 2 Points

President Obama's lead over Governor Romney shrinks from 7 points in August to 2 points in September, according to the latest Investor's Business Daily/Christian Science Monitor/TIPP Poll.  Romney gains support from men, southern, and rural voters this month.

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Poll Shows Obama Getting Lowest Jewish Support Since Carter

President Obama may be enjoying a slight, if likely temporary, bounce in the polls this week. But one of the surveys showing him with a lead in a tight race over Mitt Romney also provides a breakdown of the data that confirms predictions that he is losing up to a quarter of the Jewish votes he got in 2008.

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Undecided Voters More Like Romney Voters

An analysis of IBD/TIPP Indexes shows that, while Obama voters are extremely optimistic and Romney voters are extremely pessimistic, the undecideds are much closer to Romney voters than Obama voters.  Index values above 50 are optimistic.

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Romney falling behind in polls. Will Paul Ryan help?

Recent polls have Mitt Romney slipping behind President Obama – including among men and suburbanites. Running mate Paul Ryan could help, but so far he's largely unknown to voters.

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Obama Widens Lead Over Romney

President Obama's lead over Governor Romney widens from 1-point in July to 7-points in August, according to the latest Investor's Business Daily/Christian Science Monitor/TIPP Poll.  Romney loses ground among independents, men, and suburban voters.

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Health-Care Reform: Do Republicans Stand To Gain From Repeal Vote?

A new Monitor/TIPP poll finds that more than 1 in 4 Americans are more likely to vote for Mitt Romney after the court's landmark health-care reform ruling. But that doesn't mean that Republicans will gain from a repeal vote.

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Obama's Lead Shrinks After ObamaCare Court Ruling

President Obama's edge vs. Mitt Romney shrank to 43%-42%, according to the latest IBD/TIPP poll released Friday, his smallest head-to-head lead yet. The Supreme Court's recent ruling has given ObamaCare a small boost while simultaneously hurting Obama's re-election chances.

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Race Tightens in the Aftermath of Healthcare Ruling

In the latest Investor's Business Daily/Christian Science Monitor /TIPP Poll, conducted after the Supreme Court ruling on healthcare, President Obama leads Governor Romney by 1-point.  Romney’s 7-point advantage with Independent voters in our last poll has now narrowed to 3-points.

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Obama Blames Republicans For His Own Economic Incompetence

Election 2012: Whoever wins the blame game over the weak recovery wins the election. The record shows that President Obama is most at fault. But shockingly, most Americans don't see it that way.

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Poll: Weak Economy Sours Independents On Obama

President Obama still holds a small lead over Mitt Romney, 46%-42%, according to the latest IBD/TIPP poll released Monday, up from a 3-point edge a month ago. But he has not risen above 46% since April.

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Obama Ahead By 4-Points Over Romney

In the latest Investor's Business Daily/Christian Science Monitor /TIPP Poll, President Obama leads Governor Romney by 4-points. Romney has a 7-point advantage with Independent voters. 

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IBD/TIPP Poll: Obama Failing As 'Great Distracter'

IBD/TIPP Poll: "The Great Distracter" has failed to distract from his failures as his support among women and independents falls. And it will only get harder to make voters forget the weak economy.

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Obama Maintains 3-Point Advantage Post Gay Marriage Announcement

In the latest Investor's Business Daily/Christian Science Monitor/TIPP Poll conducted after President Obama announced his support for gay marriage, the President continues to maintain a 3-point lead over Governor Romney.  In the poll, 44% said gay marriages should be recognized and 45% said gay marriages should not be recognized. In our poll conducted early May, Romney had a 9-point advantage with Independent voters which has narrowed to 4-points in the current poll.

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Obama Close To Maxing Out Hispanic Support

President Obama is drawing heavy support from the Hispanic community according to two recent polls showing the president with more than a 50 point over likely Republican opponent Mitt Romney.

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Obama Up But Romney Unites GOP, Wins Independents

President Obama's strenuous efforts to target select voter groups may be backfiring as the broader electorate grows increasingly worried over the economy. Meanwhile, Republicans are closing ranks around Mitt Romney.

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