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October 08, 2012


Tied Race?

National Journal reports President Obama and Mitt Romney were tied in interviews conducted for Gallup's daily tracking poll in the three days immediately following last week's first presidential debate.

First Read: "But to see if the race has truly changed, we're awaiting battleground-state polls conducted over the weekend through today -- to fully let the debate, job numbers, and everything else sink in. The body language from both campaigns suggests that the race did change; you're seeing 1) a more confident Romney camp and 2) an Obama campaign with a greater sense of urgency. And if the upcoming polls show this, it will give Team Romney another shot in the arm, just like Obama got after the conventions. But it's also very possible that the race hasn't fundamentally changed, but simply tightened and is back to where everyone thought it would be six months ago."












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