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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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Direction of the Country Tracking

[Updated - May 6, 2013] 43% of Americans are satisfied with the current direction of the country, while 56% are not satisfied. Overall satisfaction has improved from 37% in March.

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President Obama Job Approval Tracking

[Updated - May 6, 2013] In the latest TIPP poll, 45% approve of the way President Obama is handling his job as president, while 45% disapprove.  Obama's overall approval slipped slightly from 48% in March.

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Poll: Romney Not Doing Well Enough Among Men

President Obama leads likely Republican nominee Mitt Romney in the latest IBD/TIPP poll, thanks to a gender gap. But Obama's large margin among women may be less important than his slim edge among men.

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Obama Leads Romney 46% to 38%

President Barack Obama leads Governor Mitt Romney 46% to 38% in the latest Investor's Business Daily/Christian Science Monitor/TIPP Poll.

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Advantage Obama On All Cards

President Obama leads Mitt Romney by 5 points, Rick Santorum by 9 points, Newt Gingrich by 17 points and Ron Paul by 13 points in the latest IBD/TIPP Poll of registered voters.

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Poll: Public Anger Over Gasoline Prices Hurting Obama

Soaring prices at the pump are souring Americans on the economic recovery and hurting President Obama's re-election bid. More than a third told the IBD/TIPP poll that the issue would affect their vote in the fall.

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The Voter Intensity Gap Doesn't Favor Obama

Newt Gingrich said a mouthful in December when he described this year's presidential contest as "the most important election since 1860." As it turns out, a significant majority of Americans agree with him.

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Newt Gingrich's Infidelities Not Hurting Him In South Carolina

One major issue that might have slowed Newt Gingrich's momentum in South Carolina – his history of marital infidelities, most recently highlighted in interviews with his second wife – appears not to be doing so.

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Independents Sour On Obama Despite Better Economy

Americans are feeling better about the economy, but they aren't giving President Obama credit as he seeks re-election, according to the latest IBD/TIPP survey.

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Republicans See Gingrich As Man With The Plan

Seventeen years after he shocked Washington by ending the Democrats' lock on the House, Newt Gingrich is poised for yet another improbable victory by taking the GOP presidential nomination.

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Does Obama deserve second term? One year out, half say no.

Half of Americans say Obama does not deserve to be reelected, versus 40 percent who say he does, finds a new Monitor/TIPP poll. Independents, in particular, have lost faith. But attitudes can change a lot in a year, as history shows.

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No More Years

Obama looks increasingly likely to lose. What then?

Just two years ago it seemed highly unlikely that Barack Obama would turn out to be a one-term president. But looking at voters' frustrations with our continuing economic problems and the growth of federal government intrusiveness during Mr. Obama's first term, more and more commentators are saying this may actually come to pass.

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