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Polls: Obama Maintains Small National Lead

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As the presidential debates are set to kick off this week, Barack Obama continues to hold a modest national lead over Mitt Romney.  Here are the top-line numbers among likely voters in three new polls:
 

Washington Post/ABC News - Obama 49, Romney 47

Politico/GWU - Obama 49, Romney 47

Rasmussen - Obama 50, Romney 47 (includes leaners)


Digging a little deeper, the WaPo/ABC News poll shows a virtually-tied national race, but has Obama up...