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Final NPR Poll: Romney Leads By One, Up Big With Independents

thabber Wrote: Oct 30, 2012 5:02 PM
In a few years, the budget would be balanced. But of course we can't expect our elected officials to stand by and let the deficit be resolved. What would they fight about if that happened? Let's follow standard Republican protocol by promoting more tax cuts and complaining about the National Debt in order to pay for increased defense spending. Oh wait...I don't think that makes any mathematical sense...

National polling is going to be tough to come by over the next few days, as pollsters will struggle to get remotely accurate samples from much of the Eastern seaboard.  Indeed, Gallup and a few other firms are suspending their tracking polls until the mess is cleared up.  For what it's worth, Rasmussen's tracker still has Obama locked in at 47 percent, with Romney ahead by two.  The Republican maintains a six-point advantage on the economy, and for the first time, fewer than 50 percent of voters think Obama will win re-election.  Meanwhile, NPR has released its final...