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WaPo/ABC News Poll: Romney 50, Obama 47

Williams2028 Wrote: Oct 26, 2012 10:21 AM
I grew up in Ohio, and I am familiar with Defiance. I didn't even know that there were 12,000 people in the whole county. JK, but it is a Very small town. And the Detroit paper endorsed Romney yesterday! That's huge in the Auto-bailout state:) Keep up the good work Mitt, in the words of the NOBama, people know a BS'er when they hear one, and it's your opponent. I love that you are taking the higher rode!!!RR 2012!!

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...