Q: Do you approve or disapprove of the way Barack Obama is handling his job as president?
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In this poll:
President Obama holds a clear lead over Mitt Romney in Virginia, buoyed by enthusiastic support rivaling what he marshaled in 2008 to snap the Democrats' 40-year losing streak in the state.
This Washington Post poll was conducted by telephone September 12 to 16, 2012, among a random sample of 1,104 adults in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Interviews were conducted on conventional and cellular telephones, and carried out in English and Spanish by Abt-SRBI of New York. The results from the full sample have a margin of sampling error of plus or minus 3.5 percentage points; it is four points for the samples of 934 registered voters and 847 likely voters.