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« on: March 28, 2012, 11:13:10 am »

A new Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in Ohio finds Obama leads Mitt Romney 48% to 40%.

If Santorum is his Republican opponent, the president posts a 47% to 41% lead.

http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/elections/election_2012/election_2012_presidential_election/ohio/election_2012_ohio_presidential_election
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« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2012, 11:13:53 am »

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« Reply #2 on: March 28, 2012, 11:17:08 am »
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« Reply #3 on: March 28, 2012, 11:17:19 am »
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Yeah, might want to hold your smiley:

April 8,2008
Mccain 47%
Obama 40%

July 21,2008
Mccain 52%
Obama 42%
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« Reply #4 on: March 28, 2012, 11:20:51 am »

Yeah, might want to hold your smiley:

April 8,2008
Mccain 47%
Obama 40%

July 21,2008
Mccain 52%
Obama 42%

What exactly is that ?

Huh
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« Reply #5 on: March 28, 2012, 11:22:04 am »
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Yeah, might want to hold your smiley:

April 8,2008
Mccain 47%
Obama 40%

July 21,2008
Mccain 52%
Obama 42%

What exactly is that ?

Huh

Rasmussen polls from the previous election. Y'all keep acting like this one's over.
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« Reply #6 on: March 28, 2012, 11:25:45 am »

Yeah, might want to hold your smiley:

April 8,2008
Mccain 47%
Obama 40%

July 21,2008
Mccain 52%
Obama 42%

What exactly is that ?

Huh

Rasmussen polls from the previous election. Y'all keep acting like this one's over.

Ah, my fault. I was looking up the 2008 Pennsylvania polls, not Ohio ... Tongue

Wasn't this the time back in 2008 when the Wright-stuff came up to haunt Obama and McCain pulled ahead ?

The July poll looks like an outlier.
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« Reply #7 on: March 28, 2012, 01:04:34 pm »
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Outlier, lol. Junk poll!
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« Reply #8 on: March 28, 2012, 03:55:55 pm »
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Database entry: http://uselectionatlas.org/POLLS/PRESIDENT/2012/polls.php?action=indpoll&id=3920120326016
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« Reply #9 on: March 28, 2012, 04:01:15 pm »
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Same question from the VA poll with a comfortable Obama lead. What is the GOP plan without Ohio?
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« Reply #10 on: March 28, 2012, 04:13:28 pm »
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Same question from the VA poll with a comfortable Obama lead. What is the GOP plan without Ohio?

It doesn't matter what the plan is.  We're gonna lose the Presidency.  We need to focus on still getting the vote out though, and making sure that our downballot races don't suffer.
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« Reply #11 on: March 28, 2012, 04:19:12 pm »
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Good thing Romney keeps winning the "Can beat Obama" voters in these primaries. Roll Eyes
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« Reply #12 on: March 28, 2012, 04:43:06 pm »
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Same question from the VA poll with a comfortable Obama lead. What is the GOP plan without Ohio?

It doesn't matter what the plan is.  We're gonna lose the Presidency.  We need to focus on still getting the vote out though, and making sure that our downballot races don't suffer.
So, you concede Obama's re-election. Which means the GOP can't get the things they want.  Even if the Dems retake the House, you guys are gonna filibuster every single proposal they put up, so the Dems can't get what they want. Why bother?
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« Reply #13 on: March 28, 2012, 05:06:13 pm »
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The real battle Is going to be for congress.2012 Is shaping up to be 1996 all over again.Obama
Is going to win.Romney Is Dole 2012(except Dole had actual Convictions.You may disagree with
Dole as I did on most but he stuck to his views unlike Romney) and the battle will be for the
House and senate.
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« Reply #14 on: March 28, 2012, 05:17:48 pm »
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Poll numbers like this are because of the ongoing GOP primary.  After Santorum and Gingrich drop out, and the Republicans rally around their man (who will be Romney), his poll numbers will shoot up.
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« Reply #15 on: March 28, 2012, 05:22:41 pm »
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Increased exposure to Mitt Romney doesn't tend to make people like him more.
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« Reply #16 on: March 28, 2012, 05:35:40 pm »
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I expect Romney to go up to Mccain's numbers when he actully wins this thing.That doesn't change the fact people don't like him.The last front runner with these numbers were Clinton.
And Romney Is No Clinton.
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« Reply #17 on: March 28, 2012, 05:37:53 pm »
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Looks likePA is more winnable for Romney as OH

it`s not possible that in the Senate race both candidates are tied and for the presidential level it`s a blowout. But OH is defenetily in play and now doubt Obama leads there at the moment. The R`s of the state are hurting there and OH is a twin of the national level so it`s 50/50 today I think!

If Rasmussen shows this numbers in Sept after the conventions I would be worry but not now

I see nothing but good news in these polls. Before the R`s even united behind a candidate and started full force into Obama hes already in the 40`s in these states.
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« Reply #18 on: March 28, 2012, 05:53:54 pm »
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Poll numbers like this are because of the ongoing GOP primary.  After Santorum and Gingrich drop out, and the Republicans rally around their man (who will be Romney), his poll numbers will shoot up.
Romney's problem is not with Republicans. It's with Indys.
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« Reply #19 on: March 28, 2012, 09:29:05 pm »
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Poll numbers like this are because of the ongoing GOP primary.  After Santorum and Gingrich drop out, and the Republicans rally around their man (who will be Romney), his poll numbers will shoot up.
Romney's problem is not with Republicans. It's with Democratic leaning Indys.
There you go.
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« Reply #20 on: March 28, 2012, 09:33:03 pm »
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Poll numbers like this are because of the ongoing GOP primary.  After Santorum and Gingrich drop out, and the Republicans rally around their man (who will be Romney), his poll numbers will shoot up.
Romney's problem is not with Republicans. It's with Democratic leaning Indys.
There you go.

Why do you think that?  Independents who lean one way or the other are pretty damn predictable voters -- not so much as partisan self-identifiers.  There aren't many Dem-leaning independents who voted Republican in 2008...so why do you think that's Romney's problem?
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« Reply #21 on: March 28, 2012, 09:38:12 pm »
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Romney is trying to appeal to most Indies but it's not working for some people.
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« Reply #22 on: March 28, 2012, 09:39:01 pm »
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Same question from the VA poll with a comfortable Obama lead. What is the GOP plan without Ohio?

True, this is basically what he needs to get to 270. If he loses Ohio, he needs to make up those 18 EV elsewhere. Romney would need something like CO+NV+IA.

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« Reply #23 on: March 28, 2012, 09:47:10 pm »
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Romney is trying to appeal to most Indies but it's not working for some people.

Fixed.

I'm sure it's working for some Indies.
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« Reply #24 on: March 28, 2012, 10:34:18 pm »
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Mitt Romney is the new Nixon. He needs a left leaning third party candidate in or to win the general election. Hillary running as a 3rd party candidate (which obviously will not happen) is his only chance.
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