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  • Rassmussen New Hampshire - Romney 50 Obama 48

    10/24/2012 8:35:44 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 27 replies
    The presidential race in New Hampshire remains neck-and-neck, with Mitt Romney stretching to a two-point lead. The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely New Hampshire Voters, taken the night after the final presidential debate, finds Romney earning 50% support, while President Obama has 48% of the vote. One percent (1%) likes some other candidate, and another one percent (1%) is undecided. This New Hampshire survey of 500 Likely Voters was conducted on October 23, 2012 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 4.5 percentage points.
  • Obama's Debates: Where Was The Beef?

    10/24/2012 5:04:10 AM PDT · by NewHampshireDuo · 7 replies
    Obama's debates: Where was the beef? EDITORIAL The presidential debates are over and they might well have changed America’s opinion of Barack Obama. What America saw in its President was not a statesman who confidently deflected his challenger’s criticisms with the shield of truth, but a politician who dodged, prevaricated, misled and slung mud — all behaviors this President once said he stood firmly against. In the first debate, Obama was nearly absent save for the plodding, desperate misrepresentations on which he relied. In the second debate, Obama tried sophomorically to enlist Big Bird to do his fighting for him....
  • First on CNN: Romney super PAC buys TV time in ... Maine

    10/23/2012 7:59:23 PM PDT · by Qbert · 14 replies
    CNN ^ | 10/23/2012 | Peter Hamby
    Boca Raton, Florida (CNN) - Restore Our Future, the Super PAC supporting Mitt Romney, has reserved television airtime in Maine beginning later this week, according to a Republican source tracking media buys. The group plans to air $300,000 worth of ads in the Bangor, Presque Isle and Portland-Auburn markets, the latter of which also covers parts of New Hampshire, from Oct. 25 through Oct. 29. The move suggests Romney allies see Maine's 2nd Congressional District, which encompasses the state's northern reaches, as fertile ground for the Republican. Maine allocates its electoral votes by congressional district, and winning a single vote...
  • 2012: The battle for 7 states (The Magnificent Seven)

    10/23/2012 11:25:45 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    Politico ^ | 10/23/2012 | Jonathan Martin
    BOCA RATON, Fla. — The two presidential campaigns are sounding sharply different notes about how they can get to 270 electoral votes, but beneath the post-debate bravado from both sides there is a rough consensus about the shape of the race in its final two weeks. Top strategists for both Barack Obama and Mitt Romney flooded the media center following the third and final presidential debate here Monday night, and made clear they will be primarily fighting over seven states and will spend most of their time and money in them between now and Nov. 6. The main battlegrounds: Ohio,...
  • American Research Group, Inc.-New Hampshire R-49 O-47

    10/23/2012 8:28:12 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 10 replies
    Interview dates: October 19-22, 2012 Sample size: 600 likely voters Margin of error: ± 4 percentage points, 95% of the time Question wording and responses: If the general election were being held today between Barack Obama for president and Joe Biden for vice president, the Democrats, and Mitt Romney for president and Paul Ryan for vice president, the Republicans, for whom would you vote - Obama and Biden or Romney and Ryan (names rotated), or someone else?
  • There is a ‘war on coal’ (Ohio Democrat Sen. Sherrod Brown)

    10/21/2012 1:57:42 PM PDT · by george76 · 6 replies
    Neil W. McCabe ^ | 10/19/2012
    Seen here first, this ad, produced by the advocacy group Checks and Balances for Economic Growth, was funded with what a spokesperson called “a significant statewide buy in Ohio.” The ad calls out incumbent Ohio Democrat Sen. Sherrod Brown for his claim that there was no “War on Coal.” Brown made this statement during an Oct. 15 debate with his GOP challenger Ohio State Treasurer Josh Mandel.
  • Obama Ad You Won't See on TV

    10/21/2012 1:23:31 PM PDT · by george76 · 5 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 20, 2012
    "It begins with us."
  • Why Mitt? Reality Over Fantasy [New Hampshire Union Leader Editorial Sums It All Up]

    10/21/2012 12:47:18 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 20 replies
    Union Leader ^ | October 21, 2012
    October 21. 2012 Why Mitt? Reality Over Fantasy EDITORIAL The undecided New Hampshire voter has just two weeks to answer this question: Why switch from Barack Obama to Mitt Romney? By now the question is easy to answer if one has been listening to the candidates. Barack Obama was in Manchester on Thursday. When he came to Veterans Park in 2008, he sold “hope and change.” He was uplifting, inspiring. Last week, that was gone. In its place was the negativity, the deception, the nastiness that Obama once said he wanted to remove from politics. Obama offered New Hampshire nothing...
  • Mitt Romney pushes into battle ground states of PA and NH weeks before presidential election

    10/20/2012 1:34:49 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 70 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | Saturday, October 20, 2012, 3:28 PM | Jonathan Lemire
    Anxious to find the right combination of states to win the Electoral College, Mitt Romney’s campaign pushed Saturday into battlegrounds it had largely avoided. The Republicans forged into the swing states of Pennsylvania and New Hampshire, which the GOP had previously appeared resigned to ceding to President Obama. Paul Ryan, Romney’s running mate, ripped Obama’s energy policy to a crowd at the Pittsburgh International Airport. "Gas prices are more than double what they were four years ago - who knows what they're going to be if he got four more years," Ryan said. "Not only are these policies wrong, they...cost...
  • Romney Momentum in Swing States

    10/20/2012 5:30:57 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 20 replies
    Townhall ^ | Oct 19, 2012 | Guy Benson
    October 20, 2012 Romney Momentum in Swing States By Guy Benson 10/19/2012   Nationally, Gallup held fairly steady today, with Romney leading by six among likely voters; Rasmussen has it tied, with data suggesting a small Romney bump is probably on the way.  A new Gravis nationwide poll has Romney leading 46-44, despite a D+8 sample.  The GOP nominee leads independents by eight points in that survey.  PPP's DailyKos/SEIU tracker has Obama up one, thanks to strong youth support.  (Romney leads every other age group, and young voters are the least likely cohort to vote this year). But what about...
  • PPP polls: Romney ahead in NH, IA

    10/19/2012 10:33:30 AM PDT · by cdchik123 · 44 replies
    -Mitt Romney leads our new New Hampshire poll 49-48. Obama had led by 6-8 pts in our polling before the first debate -Romney has a 52/45 advantage over Obama in New Hampshire on the economy -NH voters think Obama won debate by 8 pts, still support Romney by 1. Democrats need to accept debate this week was not a big game changer -Romney leads Obama 49-48 in Iowa as well, although Obama does have a 66/32 early vote lead there -Iowa voters think Obama won this week's debate 45/36, similar to New Hampshire, but not having a big impact on...
  • PPP (D) Poll of NH: R 49%, 0 48%

    10/19/2012 9:38:39 AM PDT · by Arthurio · 9 replies
    Mitt Romney leads our new New Hampshire poll 49-48. Obama had led by 6-8 pts in our polling before the first debate
  • Rasmussen: New Hampshire Governor: Lamontagne (R) 48%, Hassan (D) 46%

    10/19/2012 9:04:58 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 6 replies
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | 10/19/2012 | Scott Rasmussen
    The race to be New Hampshire’s next governor remains tight. The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely New Hampshire voters finds Republican Ovide Lamontagne with 48% of the vote to Democrat Maggie Hassan’s 46%. Five percent (5%) are undecided at this point. (To see survey question wording, click here.) The numbers were reversed last week when Hassan held 48% of the vote to Lamontagne’s 46%, highlighting the closeness of the race. In late September, Lamontagne had a 48% to 44% advantage over Hassan. Ninety-seven percent (97%) of voters in the Granite State are certain they will vote this November....
  • Obama Accuses Romney of Trying to Sell Voters a ‘Sketchy Deal’ to Help the Wealthy

    10/19/2012 3:21:25 AM PDT · by Son House · 8 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 10-18-2012 | David Nakamura
    <p>“You’ve heard of the New Deal, the square deal, the fair deal. Mitt Romney’s trying to sell you a sketchy deal. You don’t need a sketchy deal,” Obama said. “The last time this sketchy deal was tried was when the previous administration made the same sales pitch.”</p>
  • For Obama and Romney, Small New Hampshire Could Have A Big Impact

    10/18/2012 10:24:24 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 10 replies
    Washington Post ^ | October 18, 2012 | Dan Balz
    For Obama and Romney, Small New Hampshire Could Have A Big Impact By Dan Balz October 18 MANCHESTER, N.H. — New Hampshire is the smallest of the battleground states, with just four electoral votes, and for much of the fall it has seemed an afterthought to the candidates as they’ve campaigned across more prominent contested states. That changed Thursday with the arrival of President Obama at a downtown rally on a brilliant fall day. His appearance, and the later kickoff of a 24-hour campaign swing through the state by his surrogates, underscored the state’s potential significance in the competition for...
  • Olympic skater Scott Hamilton stumps for Romney

    10/18/2012 1:08:22 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 21 replies
    seacoastonline.com ^ | October 18, 2012 | Robyn Keriazes
    EXETER — Some came for the politics, some came for the skating and others came just to see what the commotion was about. Olympic gold medalist figure skater Scott Hamilton spoke at the Rinks at Exeter on Wednesday afternoon as his last stop on a New Hampshire tour endorsing Mitt Romney for president. "It's difficult because as a figure skater you want everybody to like you, and when you stand up here only half of (the) people like you," said Hamilton, "but I feel very strongly about this."
  • ARG Poll: NH Governor: Lamontagne 46% Hassan 40%

    10/18/2012 12:20:13 PM PDT · by nhwingut · 11 replies
    ARG ^ | 10/18/2012 | Staff
    Question wording and response: If the election for Governor of New Hampshire were being held today between John Babiarz, the Libertarian, Maggie Hassan, the Democrat, and Ovide Lamontagne, the Republican, for whom would you vote - Babiarz, Hassan, or Lamontagne? (names rotated)
  • Obama’s New Firewall: Ohio, Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada(goodbye N Carolina, Va, Florida)

    10/17/2012 5:46:51 PM PDT · by drewh · 58 replies
    National Review ^ | October 17, 2012 5:05 P.M | By Jim Geraghty
    Long Island was the electoral map has narrowed and Obama’s team, while conceding nothing publicly, is circling the wagons around Ohio, Iowa, New Hampshire, and Nevada. Plouffe said that Obama remains strong in all four states, but he would not discuss the specifics of internal polling or voter-contact analytics, saying only that Obama has “significant leads” in all four places. It is uncharacteristic of Team Obama to concede any terrain, but Plouffe offered no such assurances about Obama’s position in North Carolina, Virginia, or Florida. Romney advisers have seen big gains in all three states and now consider wins likely,...
  • Rasmussen New Hampshire (0bama 50 ; Romney 49) (MoE 4.5%)

    10/17/2012 7:19:37 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 18 replies
    Rasmussen New Hampshire (0bama 50 ; Romney 49) (MoE 4.5%)
  • At 47% apiece, Obama, Romney tied in NH in latest poll

    10/16/2012 11:28:23 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 11 replies
    Nashua Telegraph ^ | October 16, 2012 | By KEVIN LANDRIGAN
    CONCORD – A new, independent poll has President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney tied in New Hampshire, each with 47 percent support, as the two candidates prepare for their second of three debates Tuesday night. The Oct. 12-15 poll of 500 likely voters from Suffolk University was carried out after Romney’s strong performance in the first debate. Pollster David Paleologos said a troubling sign for the President is his job approval rating remains at 47 percent three weeks before the Nov. 6 election.