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New poll by Democrat-leaning groups shows Obama with 47-45 lead in Florida

by George Bennett | October 25th, 2012


A poll conducted Tuesday and Wednesday for Democrat-leaning Project New America and USAction says President Obama leads Mitt Romney in Florida by a 47-to-45 percent margin.

The sample of 600 likely voters was 40 percent Democrat and 40 percent Republican and has a 4 percent margin of error.

The poll says Obama has a 52-to-39 percent lead among women while Romney leads 52-to-41 percent among men.

Independents favor Obama by a 49-to-33 percent margin, according to the poll.

Project New America works with groups such as the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee, the National Education Association, the Service Employees International Union and the Sierra Club. USAction works with SEIU, public employee unions and other groups and was an advocate for the federal health care law.


12 Responses to “New poll by Democrat-leaning groups shows Obama with 47-45 lead in Florida”

  1. Saver Says:

    It’s always good to save money. If you can save any money under President Obama he will tax you no matter what your income is. Any savings-taxed. Any investments-taxed.

    Romney said in order to get this economy moving he will not tax any savings or investments.

  2. It's gone Says:

    If you had $7.16 in your purse and someone took that money out of your purse are you better off? Especially if you are in financial need!

    Well, apply that same amount into billions – $716- stolen from Medicare to give to Obamacare and that sure doesn’t make Medicare better! It makes Obamacare easier to fund.

    On the backs of Medicare recipients.

    President obama has not promised to make sure those on Medicare are protected. Mitt Romney said no one 55 and over will have that contract with Medicare torn up.

    Obama lies, just like he liked about the Libyan deaths of 4 Americans.

  3. Obama/Dems2012 Says:

    The tide has definitely swung back to Obama and the Dems.

    Indies are back “home” with us now.

    It shows in this poll and it also showed in the recent poll showing Patrick Murphy beating Allen West by 10% among indies.

    It should not surprise anyone given the behavior of the national GOP and the long long record of abuse of this state and its people by the RPOF.

  4. Jack Says:

    A Democratic-leaning pollster says the Democrat is in the lead.


  5. Legal Eagle Says:

    There’s no earthly way of knowing
    Which direction we are going.
    There’s no knowing where we’re rowing
    Or which way the river’s flowing.

    Is it raining? Is it snowing?
    Is a hurricane a-blowing?

    Not a speck of light is showing,
    So the danger must be growing.
    Are the fires of Hell a-glowing?
    Is the grisly reaper mowing?

    Yes, the danger must be growing
    For the rowers keep on rowing
    And they’re certainly not showing
    Any signs that they are slow

  6. Mattrue Says:

    Governor of Massachusetts Patrick word of advice,Romney is not the answer to the economy. His own state of residence has given up on his lies, latest poles have President Barack Obama ahead. News releases information about Romney’s last 100 days of governor of Massachusetts had been spent on the campaign trail. They feel that he left Massachusetts with a large debt to clean up without fulfillment of his governors commitment. Massachusetts supports President Barack Obama and thumbs down for Willard Mitt Romney.

  7. Mattrue Says:

    Donald Trump or Donald Duck. This is a typical trend for Donald Trump to lower himself to the Republican party tactics. This just proves the roomers of Donald and Rush sharing cigars laced with opiates. They don’t have to worry about their drug abuse, now they have Obama care to help them with recovery. Rosie says hi Donald, see you after rehabilitation.

  8. howie Says:

    They polled themselves..Does the Pravda Post think we are idiots? Even in Boca i see more Romney stickers than Obama.

  9. Maximus Says:

    Why Mitt Romney is Unlikable!?
    A lot is being said in the media about Mitt Romney not being “likable” or that he doesn’t “relate well” to people. Frankly, we struggled to understand why.
    So after much research, we have come up with a Top Ten List to explain this “unlikablility.”
    Top Ten Reasons To Dislike Mitt Romney:
    1. Drop-dead, collar-ad handsome with gracious, statesmanlike aura.
    Looks like every central casting’s #1 choice for Commander-in-Chief.
    2. Been married to ONE woman his entire life, and has been faithful to her,
    including through her bouts with breast cancer and MS.
    3. No scandals or skeletons in his closet. (How boring is that?)
    4. Can’t speak in a fake, southern, “black preacher voice” when necessary.
    5. Highly intelligent. Graduated cum laude from both Harvard Law School and
    Harvard Business School…and by the way, his academic records are NOT sealed.
    6. Doesn’t smoke or drink alcohol, and has never done drugs, not even in the counter-culture age when he went to college. Too square for today’s America?
    7. Represents an America of “yesterday”, where people believed in God, went to Church, didn’t screw around, worked hard, and became a SUCCESS!
    8. Has a family of five great sons….and none of them have police records or are in drug rehab. But of course, they were raised by a stay-at-home mom, and that “choice” deserves America’s scorn.
    9. Oh yes…..he’s a MORMON. We need to be very afraid of that very strange religion that
    teaches its members to be clean-living, patriotic, fiscally conservative, charitable, self-reliant, and honest.
    10. And one more point…..pundits say because of his wealth, he can’t relate to ordinary Americans. I guess that’s because he made that money HIMSELF… opposed to marrying it or inheriting it from Dad.
    Apparently, he didn’t understand that actually working at a job and earning your own money made you unrelatable to Americans. My goodness, it’s a strange world, isn’t it?
    Personal Information:
    His full Name is: Willard Mitt Romney
    He was Born: March 12, 1947 and is 65 years old.
    His Father: George W. Romney, former Governor of the State of Michigan
    He was raised in Bloomfield Hills , Michigan
    He is Married to Ann Romney since 1969; they have five children.
    B. A. from Brigham Young University, J. D. and M.B.A. from Harvard University
    Mormon – The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints
    Working Background:
    After high school, he spent 30 months in France as a Mormon missionary.
    After going to both Harvard Business School and Harvard Law School simultaneously,
    he passed the Michigan bar exam, but never worked as an attorney.
    In 1984, he co-founded Bain Capital a private equity investment firm,
    one of the largest such firms in the United States.

    In 1994, he ran for Senator of Massachusetts and lost to Ted Kennedy.

    He was President and CEO of the 2002 Winter Olympic Games.

    In 2002, he was elected Governor of the State of Massachusetts where he eliminated a 1.5 billion deficit.

    Some Interesting Facts about Romney:
    Bain Capital, starting with one small office supply store in Massachusetts,
    turned it into Staples; now over 2,000 stores employing 90,000 people.
    Bain Capital also worked to perform the same kinds of business miracles again and again,
    with companies like Domino’s, Sealy, Brookstone, Weather Channel, Burger King,
    Warner Music Group, Dollarama, Home Depot Supply and many others.

    He was an unpaid volunteer campaign worker for his dad’s gubernatorial campaign 1 year.

    He was an unpaid intern in his dad’s governor’s office for eight years.

    He was an unpaid bishop and state president of his church for ten years.

    He was an unpaid President of the Salt Lake Olympic Committee for three years.

    He took no salary and was the unpaid Governor of Massachusetts for four years.
    He gave his entire inheritance from his father to charity.
    Mitt Romney is one of the wealthiest self-made men in our country but has given more
    back to its citizens in terms of money, service and time than most men.

    And in 2011 Mitt Romney gave over $4 million to charity, almost 19% of his income….

    Just for comparison purposes, Obama gave 1% and Joe Biden gave $300 or .0013%.
    Mitt Romney is Trustworthy:
    He will show us his high school and college transcripts.
    He will show us his social security card.
    He will show us his law degree.
    He will show us his draft notice.
    He will show us his medical records.
    Mitt Romney’s background, experience and trustworthiness show him to be
    a great leader and an excellent citizen for President of the United States.
    You may think that Romney may not be the best representative the Republicans could have selected. At least I know what religion he is, and that he won’t desecrate the flag, bow down to foreign powers, or practice fiscal irresponsibility.
    I know he has the ability to turn around this financial debacle that the current regime has gotten us into. We won’t like all the things necessary to recover from this debt, but someone with Romney’s background can do it.
    But, on the minus side, he never was a “Community Organizer”, never took drugs or smoked pot, never got drunk, did not associate with communists or terrorists, nor did he attend a church whose pastor called for God to damn the US.

  10. Barbara Says:

    Maximus has done homework!! An informed person w/o calling names! Look, if the President SQUEAKS in ONE MORE TIME, it will be the last term and in two years we will start running someone else…. TERM LIMITS. Joy, joy!!!!!!! But in the mean time the country has lost a valuable asset in Romney/Ryan. Romney will NEVER run again, as Ann has stated. Don’t cheer Dems, don’t gloat over Obama because there is absolutely no hope and total destruction in the coming months and years that this President will reign upon us! He has done everything the opposite of good for the country and has blocked everything American…creepy really. If I did not know better, I would think this is one of those novels you read that we find out in the end that this man isn’t a patriot at all, but someone else entirely. Please VOTE ROMNEY, you won’t be disappointed and please keep in mind that Romney CAN and WILL work both sides of the isle for the good of the country. P.S. Am shocked that the country has not made itself attractive to companies to stay in America the latest being JEEP who will be made entirely in China and those workers in Ohio (4,000 or so) will lose their jobs. Is this progress?

  11. Top 10 for Obama Says:

    Top 10 Reasons to Vote FOR President Obama

    1) When he came to the White House, the USA was experiencing multiple catastrophes. The financial sector had collapsed, the auto industry had collapsed, the housing market had collapsed, the jobs market had collapsed, the health care system was entirely out of control, we were mired in two wars in Iraq and Afghanistan — AND HE GOT US OUT OF ALL OF THOSE SITUATIONS with calm determination and NO help at all from Republicans

    2) The stimulus created millions of jobs, prevented millions of Americans from falling into poverty, and stopped the slide into a Depression economy

    3) Obamacare fixed our broken health system. Obama extended the life of Medicare, created a private sector free market exchange system (that Republicans used to support) to increase choice and bring down the cost of care. Allows children up to 26 to stay on parents’ insurance. Covers almost everyone in America including 30-50 million Americans who suffered no healthcare. No more going bankrupt from lack of health insurance, banned discrimination on pre-existing conditions, banned lifetime benefits caps. Obamacare also cuts the deficit and repealing it would INCREASE the deficit.

    4) President Obama fights for the Middle Class, Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security

    5) President Obama has committed more aid to Israel than any other president and built the Iron Dome to protect Israelis from Hezbollah rockets. Also instituted the toughest sanctions ever on Iran.

    6) Obama took action against China’s illegal trade practices and won every case, helping protect American jobs. Obama supports ending tax cuts for companies who ship jobs overseas and creating new ones for companies who bring jobs home

    7) Got Osama bin Laden, Anwar al-Awlaki, Muommar Kaddafi, and almost the entire Al Qaeda apparatus.

    8) Saved the American auto industry and the millions of American jobs in manufacturing

    9) Doubled CAFE standards for gasoline efficiency so your next car will go twice as far on a gallon of gas. Oil production is up. Dependence on foreign oil is down.

    10) President Obama has the right priorities. Manufacturing, clean domestic energy, education, immigration, and cutting the debt by $4 trillion

    Vote for Barack Obama, the clear choice for America’s future!

  12. Sari Fosselman Says:

    Mr Sharp in every account of the escaping soldier he was hunted down and killed or shot himself. Now again whey do you think a part of Little Big Horn battlefield is called Finley Finckle Ridge? It called that , because thats where Finley and Finckle were identified by a Sergeant in their own Troop(C Troop) Sgt Kanipe and Lt Godfrey who later won the Medal Of Honor. Both of their horses were indentified dead with them. Finleys horse was even identified by its name Carlo. Now buy any good book on Little Big Horn and you will see that Finley Finckle Ridge is where most of C Troops men were found. Now another thing why does not the fake Finkle 7th survivor ever mention that Lt Harrington was in command of C Troop. He just mentions Capt Tom Custer. Tom Custer was attached to Headquarters. Harrington lead C troop during most of the LBH expedition.Why does the fake Finkle never mention other soldiers in his troop other sergeants(his bunkies)? How when we know that the Real Sergeant Finckles horse was played out before going into battle how did that played out horse carry him through indian lines? There is to much evidence to point to the man as a total fake and its a disgrace to the Sgt Augustus Finckle who was KIA June 25 1876 to let this story continue. Oh and for your info I have Wooden Legs book and just about every other indian account of the Battle. It was Sioux indians who in 1877 were now scouting for the army took soldiers to the skeleton of the soldier who escaped the longest distance. Read Walt Cross’s book on that account. So dont accuse me of calling indians phonies cause I can promise you I have more money invested in Cheyenne and Sioux accounts . Why dont you call up LIttle Bighorn Battlefield Museum a nice Sioux man will answer the phone and ask him what he thinks about the fake Frank Finkle.

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