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Obama Leading Swing States

It may be small, but President Barack Obama has a lead over both Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum in 12 swing states, according to a new Purple Strategies poll. “These results may bring into question Mitt Romney’s continued claim of electability,” the pollsters analyzed. In total, when hypothetically matched against the president, Romney loses, 47 percent to 43 percent, while Obama leads Santorum only 46 percent to 44 percent.

February 23, 2012 10:08 AM