A Washington Post-ABC News poll shows that a majority (55 per cent) of Americans believe Republicans will win next year, while only 37 per cent believe President Barack Obama will be reelected.
Only 58 per cent of Democrats believe Obama will win, while over 80 per cent of Republicans are confident their party will retake the White House.
Faced with the results of the poll, Obama said he believes he is the underdog in the race, adding he is comfortable in that position.
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