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Poll: Obama holds 4-point national lead
 
President Obama leads Mitt Romney by four points in Florida, six in Pennsylvania, and nine in Ohio, according to Quinnipiac.
President Obama leads Mitt Romney by four points in Florida, six in Pennsylvania, and nine in Ohio, according to Quinnipiac.
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Paul Ryan may have fired up the Republican base since Mitt Romney announced Ryan as his running mate, but a new poll suggests that Mitt's veep pick hasn't exactly been a game-changer. According to a NBC News/Wall Street Journal survey, Obama holds a four-point lead nationally, 48 percent to 44 percent. The numbers are nearly unchanged since July, when Obama held a six-point lead.

 

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