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Romney losing lead among men, An important November voting bloc: Married moms

Parties Vie For Women’s Votes In Video Mashup From Conventions Huffington Post Earlier this year, Jon Ward, a reporter for The Huffington Post, announced that “the war over women is on,” commenting on all the attention that the Obama and Romney campaigns were slathering on women voters in Ohio.

Obama Gets Post-Convention Bounce Over Romney in Voter Polls San Francisco Chronicle Still, the CNN survey of likely voters found a narrowing gap among men, who tended to support Romney in pre-convention polling. Obama led Romney, 48 percent to 47 percent, among men in the CNN poll and continued to hold an advantage among women, …

Poll panic ends: WaPo/ABC shows Obama 49, Romney 48 Human Events Obama ended up with a lead on eight of these sub-questions, including a 21-point edge on women’s issues and a 15-point lead on “advancing the interests of the middle class.”

Obama Wins 6-Point Post-Convention Lead Over Romney in Poll Businessweek Still, the CNN survey of likely voters found a narrowing gap among men, who tended to support Romney in pre-convention polling. Obama led Romney, 48 percent to 47 percent, among men in the CNN poll and continued to hold an advantage among women, …

Romney losing lead among men The Hill A CNN poll released Monday showed Obama moving into a small lead among men, besting Romney 48 percent to 47. The finding was especially notable because CNN, in a poll conducted about a week prior, had shown Romney holding a 12-point lead …

Poll of likely voters shows Obama, Romney in virtual tie The Detroit News Obama led Romney, 48 percent to 47 percent, among men in this survey and continued to hold an advantage among women, 55 percent to 44 percent.

Looking back at the 2008 US Elections: Black women talk race issues in the … guardian.co.uk Looking back at the 2008 US Elections: Black women talk race issues in the 2008 election. In the Cincinnati home of legendary civil rights activist Marian Spencer, Marc Maron gets some straight talk and perspective from a group of African American …

Are women shaping the 2012 election? Minnesota Daily As women increasingly participate in the voting process, it’s becoming more common that the first lady or candidate’s spouse will galvanize the presidential campaign with more emphasis on women’s interests. In the past few days we have seen first lady …

Women Not an Easy Fix for Republican Votes Valley Star According to a CBS tally, 27.7 percent of the speakers were women—more than at any previous convention. The Grand Old Party does need the feminine vote. Another recent CBS poll stated that President Barack Obama has an 11-percent advantage among …

SC Gov. Haley to hit campaign trail for Romney, targeting women Kansas City Star Women voters, a critical voting bloc for Romney because of polls that show women favor incumbent Democratic President Barack Obama by a double-digit margin.

An important November voting bloc: Married moms CBS News Those are two issues very much on the mind of a key group of voters there — married women with children. Kelly O’Brien worries unless the economy grows faster, opportunities for her 15-year-old son will be limited. “I know several moms that their kids …

What women want? More than one campaign issue Boston Herald The campaign rhetoric over women’s reproductive rights has reached a fever pitch, but Boston-area women say candidates are wrong to assume that a single issue — such as abortion — will sway their vote.

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