47 Percent Liked Romney-Ryan

    LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 08:  Former Republican presidential candidate and Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and wife Ann Romney sit ringside before Manny Pacquiao takes on Juan Manuel Marquez in their welterweight bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on December 8, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

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    That’s the ticket—for 47 percent of Americans. The number that has come to hang spectral over the grave of Mitt Romney’s presidential bid struck again, this time in a new poll by Politico and George Washington University. The study found that 47 percent of Americans—precisely the number that the onetime presidential hopeful had said were dependent on the government—look upon Romney and former running mate Paul Ryan favorably. “The Republicans are in real need of a leader,” said Celinda Lake, a Democratic pollster who worked on the study. Fifty-two percent of Americans said President Obama is doing A-OK.

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