Published on September 15, 2012 at 7:07 AM
News outlets report that President Barack Obama fared well in several battleground states after the political conventions, posing a challenge for GOP nominee Mitt Romney.
USA Today: Obama's Lead Poses Test For Romney
In the week after the political conventions ended, President Obama has opened the most significant, sustained lead in the daily Gallup Poll since Mitt Romney emerged as the Republican nominee last spring (Page, 9/14).
Politico: NBC/WSJ Poll: Obama Leads In Florida, Virginia, Ohio
The latest NBC/WSJ/Marist swing state surveys of Ohio, Florida and Virginia do not hold good news for Mitt Romney following the two weeks of party conventions. President Obama leads Ohio, a crucial battleground, by seven points, according to the surveys. He leads by five points in the other two. And the undecideds are few (Haberman, 9/13).
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