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WaPo/ABC News Poll: Romney 50, Obama 47

DCM in FL Wrote: Oct 26, 2012 11:00 AM
"Because I think Americans have enough brains and enough sense to realize that staying with obama won't change anything" I don't know if you're right, but I hope you are.

Significant for several reasons: (1) It's the first time Romney's hit the big 5-0 in this poll.  (2) He does so with a D+4 sample, which is looking more and more like it may be too generous to Democrats. (3) When it was released last night, Rasmussen, Gallup, and WaPo/ABC all converged on the exact same electoral split, 50/47. (4) The economy and independents:
 

Romney does now boast a statistically — and substantively — important lead on the economy, which has long been the central issue of the race. When it comes to handling the nation’s...