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National Poll Shows Obama, Romney Neck-and-Neck

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- A new national poll shows President Obama with the narrowest of leads over challenger Mitt Romney as the presidential race enters its final few days.

The president leads 48% to 47%, according to a poll of likely voters by The Wall Street Journal and NBC News.

President Obama enjoys greater support among women voters, 51% to 43%, while Gov. Romney leads among men voters, 51% to 44%, according to a Wall Street Journal article about the poll.

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The poll of 1,475 likely voters has a margin of error of plus or minus 2.55 percentage points, the article said.

The poll also asked voters whether they approved of the president's handling of the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, and nearly seven in 10 did, compared to 15% who disapproved, the article said.

The two candidates were planning to spend Sunday with busy tours of crucial battleground states. President Obama was to visit New Hampshire, Florida, Ohio and Colorado, while Gov. Romney planned trips to Iowa, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia, the Journal noted.
This article was written by a staff member of TheStreet.

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