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Thursday, July 19, 2012

It's still the economy in the presidential race

Posted By on Thu, Jul 19, 2012 at 7:01 AM

Hasn't it always been about the economy, in this or any election? From a New York Times report on polling that puts presidential race in a dead heat:

Declining confidence in the nation’s economic prospects appears to be the most powerful force influencing voters as the presidential election gears up, undercutting key areas of support for President Obama and helping give his Republican challenger, Mitt Romney, an advantage on the question of who would better handle the nation’s economic challenges, according to the latest New York Times/CBS News Poll.

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