Poll: Obama’s Ohio Lead Narrows

    President Barack Obama waves during a campaign event on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

    Al Behrman / AP Photo

    Will it be enough? President Barack Obama holds a 5-point lead on Mitt Romney in Ohio according to a new Quinnipiac University/CBS News poll. The Obama campaign is waging a defensive ground war in the battleground state, which may prove an Electoral College bulwark against Romney’s chances at the White House. But the new numbers are a decline for Obama—while he now leads 50 to 45 percent among likely voters, he held a decidedly stronger lead at the end of September, when he was ahead 53 to 43 percent.

    Read it at CBS News