New Reuters Poll: Obama widens lead over Romney despite jobs data

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama, picking up support following the Democratic National Convention, widened his narrow lead over Republican U.S. presidential challenger Mitt Romney in a new Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Saturday.

The latest daily tracking poll showed Obama, a Democrat, with a lead of 4 percentage points over Romney. Forty-seven percent of 1,457 likely voters surveyed online over the previous four days said they would vote for Obama if the November 6 elections were held today, compared with 43 percent for Romney.

ref: http://news.yahoo.com/obama-widens-lead-over-romney-despite-jobs-data-201203713.html


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