A new ABC News / Washington Post poll suggests that President Obama’s re-election chances are improving as Mitt Romney begins to pull away in the race for the Republican presidential nomination.
According to the poll, Obama leads Romney head to head by a 51 to 45 percent margin, marking the first time that the President has cracked 50 percent among registered voters. The poll also shows that Obama’s approval rating stands at 50 percent — the highest that its been since the spring — and 50 percent of voters now believe that the President deserves to be re-elected. That is higher than the percentage of voters who believed that Bill Clinton deserved a second term at the beginning of his successful re-election campaign.
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