WASHINGTON, Oct. 24 (Xinhua) -- U.S. President Barack Obama is cutting into Republican challenger Mitt Romney's lead among likely voters nationally following the second and third presidential debates, the latest Gallup daily tracking poll showed on Wednesday.
The poll found Romney now leads over Obama by 50 percent to 47 percent among likely voters, the closest result since Gallup launched its tracking survey on likely voters on Oct. 14.
The latest poll was based on a rolling seven-day average through Oct. 23, the first one with polling data completely after the second presidential debate on Oct. 16 in Hempstead, New York State, yet only one day of reaction to the final debate on Oct. 22 in Boca Raton, Florida.
The previous Gallup polls on likely voters found that Romney maintained lead over Obama by between 5 and 7 points.
The latest poll also showed that Obama regained the marginal lead over Romney among registered voters, by 48 percent to 47 percent. The result is also the first time Obama led among registered voters in the Gallup poll since Oct. 14.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 24 (Xinhua) -- U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday attacked his Republican challenger Mitt Romney's five- point job creation plan, which he said leaned toward the interests of the rich.
"He has been running around saying he's got a five-point plan for the economy. Let me tell you, it turns out it's only a one- point plan. Folks at the very top get to play by a very different set of rules than you do," Obama Wednesday said at a campaign event in Davenport, Iowa. Full story
BOCA RATON, the United States, Oct. 22 (Xinhua) -- With their fate hung in the air in a dead heat campaign, U.S. President Barack Obama and his Republican foe Mitt Romney Monday night spared no effort to flail one another on foreign policy issues in their last and final debate before going over voters' scrutiny on Nov. 6.
Neither could afford to fare poorly in their showdown in Lynn University in Boca Raton of Florida, as latest polls showed the duo neck-and-neck among likely voters.
And Obama pummeled his challenger relentlessly over his inconsistencies on foreign policy, focus of the debate. Full story