Economic woes dampen Obama advantages

President Obama's advantages over likely Republican nominee Mitt Romney -- and he has a sizable list of them -- are blunted by an economy widely considered as still in a recession and a broadly held view that the country is way off course. Read related article.

Poll shows that President Obama's advantages over likely Republican nominee Mitt Romney are blunted by an economy
Source: This Washington Post-ABC News poll was conducted by telephone April 5 to 8, among a random sample of 1,103 adults. The results have a margin of sampling error of plus or minus 3.5 percentage points. Sampling, data collection and tabulation by Abt-SRBI of New York. Numbers may not add to 100 percent because of rounding or "no opinion" not shown.. The Washington Post. Published on April 10, 2012, 12:01 a.m.
 
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