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08/22/2012 10:43 am ET Updated Aug 22, 2012

US-2012 President: 47% Obama (D), 46% Romney (R) (AP-GfK 8/16-8/20)

AP-GfK
8/16/12-8/20/12; 1,006 adults, 3.9% margin of error
885 registered voters, 4.1% margin of error
Mode: Live telephone interviews
AP release

National

State of the Country
35% Right direction, 60% Wrong direction (chart)

Obama Job Approval
49% Approve, 49% Disapprove (chart)

2012 President
47% Obama (D), 46% Romney (R) (chart)

Favorable / Unfavorable
Barack Obama: 53 / 44 (chart)
Mitt Romney: 44 / 46 (chart)
Joe Biden: 42 / 44 (chart)
Paul Ryan: 38 / 34 (chart)

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