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NBC/WSJ Poll: Obama: 50, Romney: 45

ErickSmithX Wrote: Sep 18, 2012 9:11 PM
NBC polls are worthless. Yeah I got a you poll right here in my....

A new NBC/WSJ poll dropped late Tuesday showing President Obama holding a five percentage point lead over Republican challenger Mitt Romney:

Fueled by increased optimism about the economy and nation’s direction, President Barack Obama leads Mitt Romney by 5 points among likely voters and now sees his job-approval rating reaching the 50 percent threshold for the first time since March, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.

The survey – which was conducted after the two party conventions and the political firestorm over last week’s U.S. embassy attacks, but before Romney’s...