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Mitt Romney looked better off in Florida at this point in '12 than Donald Trump today



We've heard a lot of anxious Florida Democrats worry lately that Hillary Clinton won't be able to mobilize the so-called Obama Coalition — young, minority and college-educated voters — the way Barack Obama did when he narrowly won Florida in 2008 and 2012.

Looking at the assorted Florida polls that have been released in recent weeks, however, the more valid question is whether Donald Trump can adequately win over the Mitt Romney coalition. It looks like a bigger reach at this point for Trump to do as well in Florida this year as Romney did four years ago when he lost by under 1 percentage point....

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[Last modified: Tuesday, October 4, 2016 1:42pm]


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