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Fla Poll: Romney 48%, Obama 45%



Purple Strategies, the bi-partisan consulting group, released several swing states polls today, and they have Mitt Romney leading Barack Obama in Florida 48 percent to 45 percent.

**Forty six percent say the economy is growing worse and 29 percent said it's getting better.

**Fifty percent said Obama has been a failure as president, while 41 percent said Romney is too out of touch to be president.

**43 percent approve of Obama's job performance and 54 percent disapprove.

**47 percent have a favorable view of Romney and 46 percent an unfavorable view.

Here's the full polling summary

[Last modified: Monday, July 16, 2012 2:37pm]


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