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Polls: Obama Maintains Small National Lead

jimjim Wrote: Oct 02, 2012 12:20 PM
Not all make sense with the polls. Your points are great but how about this Only 20% thinks they are the 47% ROmney was talking about. Where is the remaining of the 47% ? (Source: It is hard to make sense with polls and surveys.

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...