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Logically no one is sure as to what event, local, national or major international would force the current statistical model, showing Barack Obama leading Mitt Romney.
For example, Binyamin Netanyahu’s constant complaints about his sole mission in life to launch a preemptive attack on Iran’s nuclear facilities has shook the American landscape. I know, it was a falsehood, coupled with polluting the contentious presidential race, here in America, not in Israel.
News related to such unnecessary invasion by Israel, is carefully managed with other planted news, editorials and Op-Ed pieces.
Reuters, three hours ago, said about Azerbaijan getting behind Israel in as much as helping Israel use their airports near Iran borders.
For heavens sake, Azerbaijan is a Muslim country, fully dependent upon US dole and has no known quarrel with another Muslim country, Iran.
Chicago Tribune, two hours ago quoted Israel’s finance minister about economic conditions in Iran, as if nobody, already, knows.
Such purposefully planted news affects American political scenario. Not to forget, CNN churning favorable pulp fiction about imminent Romney win, no matter what.
My comments refer to many sources and on the top, my personal take.
The race has been just started and bunch og money freely flowing in Romney campaign coffers, may decide the winner, not my logic or your punditry.
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As race stands, Obama within reach of second term
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Five weeks to Election Day, President Barack Obama is within reach of the 270 electoral votes needed to win a second term. Republican Mitt Romney’s path to victory is narrowing.
To overtake Obama, Romney would need to quickly gain the upper hand in nearly all of the nine states where he and Obama are competing the hardest.
Polls show the president with a steady lead in many of them as Romney looks to shift the dynamics of the race, starting with their first debate Wednesday in Denver.
“We’d rather be us than them,” says Jennifer Psaki, an Obama spokeswoman.
But Romney’s political director, Rich Beeson, insists, “You still have an incumbent who’s going to have a hard time getting over 50 percent in a lot of these states.”
If the election were held today, an Associated Press analysis shows Obama would win at least 271 electoral votes, with likely victories in crucial Ohio and Iowa along with 19 other states and the District of Columbia. Romney would win 23 states for a total of 206.
To oust the Democratic incumbent, Romney would need to take up-for-grabs Florida, Colorado, Nevada, North Carolina, New Hampshire and Virginia, which would put him at 267 votes, and upend Obama in either Ohio or Iowa.
The AP analysis isn’t meant to be predictive. Rather, it is intended to provide a snapshot of a race that until recently has been stubbornly close in the small number of the most contested states.
It is based on a review of public and private polls, television advertising and numerous interviews with campaign and party officials as well as Republican and Democratic strategists in the competitive states and in Washington.
In the final weeks before the Nov. 6 vote, Obama is enjoying a burst of momentum and has benefited from growing optimism about the economy as well as a series of Romney stumbles. Most notably, a secret video surfaced recently showing the Republican nominee telling a group of donors that 47 percent of Americans consider themselves victims dependent on the government.
To be sure, much could change in the coming weeks, which will feature three presidential and one vice presidential debate. A host of unknowns, both foreign and domestic, could rock the campaign, knocking Obama off course and giving Romney a boost in the homestretch.
Barring that, Romney’s challenge is formidable.
Obama started the campaign with a slew of electoral-rich coastal states already in his win column. From the outset, Romney faced fewer paths to cobbling together the state-by-state victories needed to reach the magic number.
It’s grown even narrower in recent weeks, as Romney has seen his standing slip in polls in Ohio, with 18 electoral votes, and Iowa, with six. That forced him to abandon plans to try to challenge Obama on traditionally Democratic turf so he could redouble his efforts in Ohio and Iowa, as well as Colorado, Florida, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Nevada and Virginia.
Romney is hoping that come Election Day, on-the-fence voters tip his way. But there are hurdles there, too.
Early voting is under way in dozens of states, and national and key states surveys show undecided voters feel more favorably toward Obama than Romney.
The Republican is in a tight battle with Obama in Florida, as well as Colorado, North Carolina and Nevada.
But Ohio’s shifting landscape illustrates Romney’s troubles over the past few weeks.
Republicans and Democrats agree that Obama’s solid lead in public and private polling in the state is for real. Over the past month, the president has benefited from an improving economic situation in the state; its 7.2 percent unemployment rate is below the 8.1 percent national average. Obama’s team also attributes his Ohio edge to the auto bailout and GM plant expansions in eastern Ohio.
Obama and his campaign have hammered Romney on his tax policies, arguing that the former Massachusetts governor favors the rich while the president as a defender of everyone else.
The president has seen the same good fortune in Iowa. A poll released Saturday by The Des Moines Register illustrates his advantage, showing Obama with 49 percent to 45 percent for Romney. The margin of error was plus or minus 3.5 percentage points.
“It’s a direct result of the time and resources he’s been forced to spend here,” Iowa Republican strategist John Stineman said.
Indeed, Obama intently focused on the state ahead of an early voting period that began last week. He campaigned in Iowa aggressively this summer and dumped in a ton of TV advertising, much of it depicting Romney as wealthy and out-of-touch with working Americans.
Obama doesn’t just have the wind at his back in those states.
The president also appears to be in stronger shape than Romney in Virginia, which has nine electoral votes, and in New Hampshire, with four votes, even though Romney vacations often in the state where he has a lakeside home. Romney and GOP allies are being outspent in that state considerably, a sign of trouble for the Republican challenger.
Underscoring his challenges, Romney also has been forced to spend millions of dollars a week defending himself in North Carolina, a GOP-leaning state that’s more conservative than most of the states that will decide the election.
Polls now show a competitive race there. Democrats boast of having registered 250,000 new voters in the state since April 2011. It’s an eye-popping total in a state that Obama won by just 14,000 votes four years ago. A flood of new voters, presumably a chunk of them Democrats, could help keep that state within Obama’s reach this year.
Also, Romney’s effort to challenge Obama in Democratic-leaning Wisconsin, home state of running mate Paul Ryan, appears to have fizzled. Despite millions of dollars spent on TV in the last few weeks by both sides, polls show Obama with a clear lead in Wisconsin.
Romney’s goal of forcing Obama to defend Michigan — Romney’s native state — and Pennsylvania never materialized.
“The big strategic moment coming out of the conventions in my view was whether or not Romney and his campaign could succeed in expanding the parameters of the battleground,” said Tad Devine, a top adviser to 2000 Democratic nominee Al Gore and 2004 nominee John Kerry. “They have not been able to do that.”
All this has left Romney with an extraordinarily tight path and few options but to bear down in the states where he is competing aggressively. Time, though, is running out.
Deputy polling director Jenifer Agiesta and Dennis Junius contributed from Washington, Dan Sewell from Ohio, Beth Fouhy from New York and Julie Pace from Chicago.
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Romney Faces a Formidable Gender Gap
New YWCA poll has him trailing Obama by 18 points among women voters.
Updated: September 29, 2012 | 2:47 p.m.
September 29, 2012 | 2:02 p.m.
President Obama holds a commanding lead over Mitt Romney among women voters in a new survey.
CINCINNATI – What do women want?
Another four years of President Obama, according to a new YWCA-sponsored poll that found him leading Republican Mitt Romney by 49 percent to 31 percent. The yawning gender gap mirrors other surveys nationwide and here in Ohio, a hotly contested swing state, and it represents one of Romney’s most pressing challenges in the home stretch before the Nov. 6 election.
Women typically favor the Democratic nominee, but the gender gap popping up in recent polls is larger than expected.
“Women think President Obama is more in touch with their concerns,’’ said Democratic pollster Celinda Lake, who supervised the YWCA survey with Republican pollster Kellyanne Conway. “They also prefer to see a partnership between the private sector and government, and Obama speaks to that more.”
The president and his allies also have waged one of the most aggressive advertising campaigns on women’s issues seen in a presidential race, asserting that Romney will take away abortion rights, access to contraception and Planned Parenthood funding. In one new ad, a woman says the health clinic saved her life by with an early diagnosis of cancer. Romney “just does not have any idea how many lives he’s devastating,” she says.
In contrast, Romney has mostly appealed to women’s concerns about the economy. A new spot features a mother holding her infant. “Dear daughter,” she says. “Your share of Obama’s debt is over $50,000 and it grows every day.”
The YWCA poll found 18 percent undecided about the election, suggesting that the GOP nominee needs to sweep those female fence-sitters in order to turn the race around. He might have picked up some pointers at Saturday’s all-women town hall meeting in downtown Cincinnati, where a diverse group of about 125 voters gathered to discuss the poll and their attitudes toward the economy, healthcare, the national debt and civil rights. (National Journal was one of the sponsors.)
Jo Ellen McLaughlin, a 38-year-old business consultant who counts herself among the heavily courted independent voters, is going to be a tough sell. Obama led by 5 points among independent voters in the YWCA poll.
“I’m a little disgusted. I don’t trust anybody,’’ said McLaughlin, who backed Obama in 2008. “I’m scared about the economy, and I’m not sure I feel safe with either candidate.”
For 50-year-old Sharron DiMario, the jobs crisis hit home this week when she was laid off from a healthcare non-profit. “I think this is the most important election in my lifetime,” said DiMario, who is backing Romney. “I think the country is hurting in a lot of ways, not just financially but also spiritually and emotionally.”
In a sign of the pressure on women, nearly 41 percent in the YWCA poll were their household’s primary breadwinner over last four years. Their top priority? Seventy percent cited “a disappearing middle class,” followed closely by preserving Social Security. African-Americans overwhelmingly cited education as a top priority, while Hispanics pointed to healthcare. The telephone survey has a margin of error of plus or minus 2.6 percentage points.
Gloria Lau, interim CEO of YWCA USA, opened the town hall meeting with statistics reflecting the might of the women’s vote. In 2008, 10 million more women voted than men, according to the U.S Census Bureau. In Ohio, women surpassed men at the polls by 275,000.
Romney is lagging behind Obama by 10 percentage points in the state, partly because of a 25-point gender gap, according to the latest Quinnipiac/CBS News/New York Times poll. Without Ohio and its treasure trove of 18 electoral votes, Romney’s path to the White House is exceedingly narrow. Early voting starts on Tuesday.
In Virginia, another battleground state where Obama is ahead, both candidates are heavily targeting female voters. Romney recently sent out a mailing touting his commitment to treating Lyme disease, “a massive epidemic threatening Virginia.” That Romney would highlight such a narrow issue rarely associated with presidential races – but one that concerns suburban moms — reflects his campaign’s efforts to find a unique window into women.
Obama has pursued a more traditional approach by attacking Romney’s positions on women’s issues, and in some cases, stretching the truth. Though Romney wants to overturn the Roe v. Wade court decision legalizing most abortions, he does back exceptions for rape and incest victims, contrary to Obama’s ads. A new Democratic mailing makes the dubious claim that “Romney backs a law that could have banned birth control.”
Pressed about the issue in one of the primary debates in January, Romney said, “Contraception, it’s working just fine, just leave it alone.” One of his rivals at the time, Rick Santorum, had suggested restrictions on birth control would be appropriate.
Romney spokeswoman Amanda Henneberg said of the Democratic mailing: “More false and dishonest attacks from President Obama and his campaign can’t hide the president’s failed record over the past four years.”
The high stakes and sense of history was reflected in the setting for the women’s town hall, held at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center. The energy in the high-ceilinged, stone-walled hall of women overlooking downtown Cincinnati certainly seemed strong enough to power a candidate to the White House.
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