Poll: Romney, Paul Tie Obama

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    Poll: Romney, Paul Tie Obama
    Poll: Romney, Paul Tie Obama - Steven Shepard - NationalJournal.com
    Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, run neck-and-neck with President Obama in a general-election matchup, according to a new CBS News poll released late on Monday that shows the two front-runners in Tuesday's New Hampshire GOP primary running stronger against the president than their fellow Republicans.

    Romney posts a two-point lead over Obama, 47 percent to 45 percent, within the poll's margin of error of plus or minus 2.8 percentage points. He leads Obama, 45 percent to 39 percent, among independent voters.

    Obama's lead over Paul is just one point, 46 percent to 45 percent, as Paul leads among independents by 7 points.

    The president posts more significant leads over the other GOP candidates, but against each he is below the critical 50-percent threshold: He leads former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, 49 percent to 41 percent; former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, 48 percent to 41 percent; Texas Gov. Rick Perry, 49 percent to 42 percent; and former Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa., 47 percent to 43 percent.

    Poll: Romney, Paul Tie Obama - Steven Shepard - NationalJournal.com
     
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    And that's without campaigning hardly at all. What happens when he turns it on against Romney when the country will be sick to death of Thurston Howell the Fourth this summer?
     
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    But Bill Oreilly told me Ron Paul was the only unelectable GOP candidate CAN'T EXPLAIN THAT
     
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    Yeah because he stopped campaigning... lol
     
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    If you think he is campaigning now you are in for a shock.
     
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    And before some idiot says it, Ron Paul isn't stealing any votes from Romney.
     
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    So what your saying is he is planning to lie more than he currently is?
     
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    Nope, Mitt will look like a chump against a master of populism. Can Mitt do convincing populism? Not hardly. Think he can convince America that his goals and theirs are the same? Not a chance.
     
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    So all Obama has to campaign on is attacking his opponent? I already knew that but I'm glad that you know.
     

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