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US-2012 President: 48% Obama (D), 46% Romney (R) (Politico/GWU Battleground 8/5-9)

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Tarrance Group and Lake Research Partners for Politico/GWU Battleground
8/5-9/12; 1,000 likely voters; 3.1% margin of error
Mode: Live telephone interviews
Politico Release, Questionnaire

National

2012 President
48% Obama (D), 46% Romney (R) (chart)

Obama Job Approval
49% Approve, 50% Disapprove (chart)
Economy: 44 / 54 (chart)
Foreign Policy: 52 / 43 (chart)

Favorable / Unfavorable
Barack Obama: 50 / 47 (chart)
Mitt Romney: 46 / 46 (chart)

Direction of Country
32 Right Direction, 61% Wrong Track (chart)

Congressional Job Approval
16% Approve, 78% Disapprove (chart)

2012 Congress
45% Republicans, 43% Democrats (chart)

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