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Throughout most of this election, President Obama has held a sustained, though small, advantage over Mitt Romney. Despite presiding over an unemployment rate that hasn’t dipped below 8%, Obama has continued to chip away at his opponent, and the latest polls show him expanding his lead in the crucial swing states. In dismissing 47% of the American population, and getting caught saying so, Romney unwittingly shot himself in the foot and is now paying dearly for it.

In most national polls, Obama has taken a comfortable lead:

Gallup: Obama 50%, Romney 44%

Reuters/Ipsos: Obama 49%, Romney 42%

Fox News: Obama 48%, Romney 43%

Rasmussen: Obama 46%, Romney 46%

 

Click here to see how Obama is doing in all the big swing states

 

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