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Obama Up In Major Swing States

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Why Mitt Is Going to Lose Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is getting further and further out of reach for Mitt Romney, putting additional pressure on him to win one of the eight so-called super swing states in November,

Public Policy Polling has Obama up a solid 50-42, though before Obama’s campaign breaks out the Andre they should note that the president’s disapproval rating is actually one point underwater (though margin of error, etc.). How do voters elect a candidate they don’t particularly like? By hating his opponent: Keystoners have a real problem with Mitt Romney, whose approval rating is underwater by 14 points, 37-51. Voters may not be thrilled with Obama, but they’re more than happy to vote for him over Romney… Read more.

 

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For those of you scoring at home or alone, Barack Obama’s gonna lose the state of Florida. A Qunnipiac poll has Obama down by six points to Mitt Romney, 47-41, the most definitive lead Romney has over Obama in a swing state. 

Six points is not an insurmountable lead, but everything about the state works against Obama. America’s wang swung for Obama only by 51% in 2008, after two elections of going red (one of which you may remember). The state’s older, white demographics went against Obama even during the 2008 surge, and Obama can’t count on any offsetting enthusiasm this time around… Read More.

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