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Poll: Romney Back in Lead in Florida

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Has Mitt Romney crawled his way back into the lead in Florida? According to a new poll released today by Rasmussen Report, he's now leading President Obama by about two points (within the margin of error) in Florida.

It's the first poll conducted in Florida since Wednesday's debate, but it also comes from a polling company that has a reputation for being favorable to Republicans.

Forty-nine percent of Floridians say they'll vote for Romney. Forty-seven percent say they'll vote for Obama. Three percent somehow remain undecided.

Of voters who say they're "certain to vote" in the election, Romney's lead rises to 51-45.

Still, Obama's supporters seem to be more confident with their choice. Ninety-three percent of Obama supporters say they're certain to vote for him. Eighty-seven percent of Romney supporters say the same about their candidate.

The two are effectively tied among Floridians as to who would do a better job handling the economy. Obama has a 2 percent advantage on national security.

Rasmussen's polling in Florida has tended to be kinder to Romney than other firms have. No other major polling firm has released numbers in Florida since Wednesday's debate. The Rasmussen poll was conducted in its entirety yesterday, before today's national job numbers were released.

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drakemallard
drakemallard topcommenter

Romney's campaign is based on the notion that because of what he did at Bain he understands the economy. It's perfectly reasonable to examine what his experience at Bain really taught him. After all, Bain wasn't in the business of creating jobs, it was in the business of making money The high unemployment is due to people like romney out sourcing that's why middle class Americans are suffering so much..

mchlwnd1
mchlwnd1

in florida everything is measured by the poll,who has the biggest poll.....

Glenn.61
Glenn.61

Socialism is all about going broke and crying for more. 100% loss in the end.

Capitalism, properly implemented, has about an 80% success rate. We in America can not afford to let the 20% sub-standard lazy dead beats bring down the entire economic system that has set more people free than any other means in history.

Obama is a failure, worse administration since Jimmy Carter and the similarities are striking... it's time to re-implement the standards of Capitalism and let those who want to work and earn do so, then the national debt will become manageable again.

Barack Obama should be an important lesson for all right minded American voters, never hand over power to the Socialist Left for they are the enemy.

chris.london
chris.london

Obama's record may be a mixed bag; but there are multiple successes which are being swept under the rug by opportunistic Republicans who seek to gain control of the White House, lest the American people figure out that greater equity will actually work and elevate the very people who they hope to crush. It would pure lunacy at this juncture to make the President of our country one of the most dishonest, deceptive, hollow fraudulent con-men to ever seek political office; a vulture capitalist who during a period of increasing globalization, basically led the effort to gutt America's industrial heartland, extract American wealth and ingenuity, bankrupt companies, lay off workers and collapse communities so that a handful of suits could stuff $100's of millions in the Cayman Islands. This is not the kind of capitalism that I support

 

 As stated by Conservative Republican Newt Gingrich: “The Bain model is to go in at a very low price, borrow an immense amount of money, pay Bain an immense amount of money and leave. I’ll let you decide if that’s really good capitalism. I think that’s exploitation.” He added: "Criticizing one businessman for one set of practices is not an assault on capitalism. I am totally for free enterprise, I'm totally for capitalism,” Gingrich said. He “believes the big institutions are dangerous, whether they're big banks, big government, or big labor. I find powerful rich people rigging games very distasteful." Romney is running around America like he is a true builder and titan of American industry, the veritable reincarnation of Henry Ford, Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller or Michael Dell and he is not. Romney is the Mormon Madoff, a Gekko who is an International Financial & Electoral Racketeer: https://www.facebook.com/note.php?saved&¬e_id=10151023931102030  MITT ROMNEY has the aura of an International Financial Racketeer, the stench of Bernie Madoff, the swagger of American Psycho Patrick Bateman, the soul of the Invisible Man, the financial precision of Enron's Ken Lay and the candor, style and transparency of Madoff 'beneficiary' Palm Beach Philanthropic Gangster - Jeffry Picower (who was found swimming upside down in his Palm Beach swimming pool after the Feds discovered he took nearly $8 Billion out of the Madoff Ponzi Scheme, $7.2 billion of which his widow/mob moll wife - Barbara Picower was forced to fork over to the DOJ in the largest forfeiture in American history). On Nov. 6th the Romney Con must come to an end. The President must execute a strategy to insure that happens. He owes it to this country to make it "lights out" for the Mormon Madoff.

 

drakemallard
drakemallard topcommenter

Unemployment Rate Falls to 7.8% already ROMNEY LOST

 

 

ecause I know enough to know that the economy what you have today in the economy is the result of decisions made about three, four, or five years ago. Because that's how long it takes for them to get into this massive economy. So in my opinion, the Republicans are the ones responsible. And when Romney says he's going to create, well how many million jobs? that's total hogwash, and I'll tell you why. The only thing a government official can -- can create is a government job. So if he's going to create 12 million new jobs, they're going to be paid for by taxes. Because jobs are created.Jobs are created in the private sector. Not by the president or the government unless they're government jobs.

 

 

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