GALLUP: Obama Gains A Point On Mitt Romney After The Debate, Leads 50-45

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President Barack Obama gained a point on Mitt Romney in the Gallup daily tracking poll and now leads the Republican nominee 50 per cent to 45 per cent.The seven-day rolling average includes the first day of polling after the presidential debate, after which Obama earned lackluster reviews from both viewers and pundits

On Thursday, Obama led Romney by 4 points.

Obama’s approval rating dropped slightly to 52 per cent. On Thursday, Obama’s approval rating had hit its highest point in three years at 54 per cent. But he’s still comfortably above the “safe” 50 per cent threshold for re-election.

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