Posted in Main Blog (All Posts) on June 28th, 2012 11:08 pm by HL
Presidential Race Stands on a Knife’s Edge
Ron Brownstein, National Jrnl
The three NBC/Marist Institute swing state polls released Thursday reconfirm the picture painted by the Quinnipiac University polls unveiled Wednesday in three other swing states: the presidential race stands on a knife's edge, with both President Obama and Mitt Romney facing substantial vulnerabilities with undecided voters. But in Michigan, the only must-win for the president in the three states NBC and Marist polled, the president looks to be in a stronger position than Romney with the undecided voters who could tip the result.The NBC/Marist Polls showed Obama holding only a narrow…
Which Is the Real Mitt Romney?
Nicholas Kristof, New York Times
Now that it's clear that the presidential election will be between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, let's see how much you know of the candidates. Take my presidential quiz, and if you get them all right, I nominate you to be a White House aide.In each case, identify whether it was Obama or Romney who made the statement.1. On abortion: "I will preserve and protect a woman's right to choose and am devoted and dedicated to honoring my word in that regard."
Latest State Polls Good News for Romney
Josh Kraushaar, Nat’l Journal
A new wave of state-by-state polls is showing just how sizable the field of swing states will be this election, with several of the Democratic-leaning white, working-class states looking very much in play even as President Obama is holding his ground in some of the traditional battlegrounds.For Romney, the most encouraging findings come out of Michigan, where several polls showed the race between Obama and Romney in a statistical dead heat. The findings were echoed today by NBC/Marist, which found Obama with a tenuous 48 percent job approval rating and only leading Romney, 44 to 39 percent….