Voters split on second term for Obama, but he has edge on rivals

Americans divide evenly on whether President Obama’s performance warrants a second term, as his negative ratings on the economy and jobs continue to tug downward on his popularity. But against GOP front-runner Mitt Romney, the president has key advantages. Read related article.

Against GOP front-runner Mitt Romney, President Obama has key advantages.
Source: This Washington Post-ABC News poll was conducted by telephone Feb. 1 to 4, 2012, among a random sample of 1,000 adults, including 879 registered voters. The results have a margin of sampling error of plus or minus four percentage points. Sampling, data collection and tabulation by Abt-SRBI of New York. Full results available at washingtonpost.com/polls.. | The Washington Post. Published on February 5, 2012, 7:42 p.m.
 
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