New polls give GOP enthusiasm edge

New Pew and NPR polls finds the race between President Obama and Mitt Romney too close to call. Following are a few interesting details from the polls.

* NPR finds Republicans more enthusiastic than Democrats; Pew finds Republicans are more likely to say they will vote. 

* Obama trails Romney with independents by 8 points in the Pew poll and (including those leaning one way or the other) 12 points in the NPR poll. 

* Both polls suggest that Romney has closed the favorability gap with Obama. In Pew's poll Obama leads 52 to 50 percent; in NPR poll they're tied at 51 percent. 

The Fix has more takeaways from the Pew poll here.

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