Here are the latest polls from the battleground: Colorado: Romney 50%, Obama 46% (Rasmussen) Michigan: Obama 52%, Romney 43% (Angus Reid) Ohio: Obama 48%, Romney 48% (Angus Reid) Ohio: Obama 50%, Romney 45% (CBS News/Quinnipiac) Pennsylvania: Obama 50%, Romney 45% (Morning Call/Muhlenberg) Pennsylvania: Obama 48%, Romney 44% (Pulse Opinion Research) Virginia: Obama 47%, Romney 46% [...]
Pres. Obama lost a little ground to Mitt Romney after their first debate but still has a 5 percentage point lead. According to the Reuters/Ipsos survey released today, the president leads Mitt Romney 48 to 43 percent. However, the poll shows a 2 percentage point drop in support for the president since the last survey [...]
Mitt Romney’s likability rating in the first Reuters/Ipsos poll released since the Republican Convention. This represents a five-point improvement over his 26 percent likability rating in the same poll released on Monday before the convention. Among independents, Romney’s likability rose from 16 percent to 20 percent. By contrast, Pres. Obama’s likability rating is 48 percent.
Romney arrived in London two weeks ago today, at the same time that wall-to-wall coverage of the Olympics began. Millions of Americans who don’t follow politics closely — who wouldn’t have been aware of events on Romney’s trip abroad — happened to be tuned in when Romney insulted the British about security preparations for the games, as well as coverage of his campaign’s gaffes and his refusal to release his taxes.
Nate Cohn at TNR: [Recent] polling from Pew Research and NBC/WSJ suggests that Romney has a real problem with the undecided voters he’s counting on to put him over the top. Approximately half of undecided voters have an unfavorable impression of Romney, while his favorability ratings are mired in the teens. That’s an average net-favorable [...]