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Six months out, Obama holds slight lead in swing state election polls

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A new Gallup poll shows a slight lead for President Obama’s re-election bid in key swing states that could decide the 2012 presidential election. In the latest surveys, Republican Mitt Romney holds a slender one percent lead over the president nationally. However in the new Gallup swing state poll, Mr. Obama holds a two point lead over the presumptive GOP nominee. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chip Skambis spoke with University of South Florida political science professor Susan MacManus about what this means for both campaigns

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