Despite disappointing new jobs data, the latest polls show current US President Barack Obama pulling ahead of Republican rival Mitt Romney. Is it a turning point in the election campaign? France24.com spoke with top prognosticator Dr. Larry Sabato.
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Yes, Obama will win the election, and next debate Obama will come first.
He is going to lead the poll till the election day.
Obama admin. is quite advantageous and in the right detections.
i like him and his contributions to solve high crime from countries in order to preserve peace to people
Considering the happenings in the middle east and the tensions between Isreal and Iran, Obama is prefered, Romney may take the world into a deep economic depression following the possible world war which he is likely to bring about
American knee pad media polling is heavily oversampling Democrats to boost Obama..2010 election results in America are a better indication of what the VOTER is planning for the LEFT
Obama is not ahead in the polls, don't kid yourselves. It will be a landslide against Obama just as Jimmy Carter lost in 1980.
From US Census Bureau report: the typical US household income fell 1.5% in 2011. It has fallen 4.1% since Obama was sworn into office. Why is this information receiving so little attention in the US press and this publication? The answer is obvious as bad news for Obama is always quickly swept under the rug.
obama is terrorist no.1 in the world for this time followed by satan bush & family
I think President Obama would do well in a second term. The Republicans were saying "no " to anything Obama proposed. The American people are seeing Romney as too secretive + the fact that he was outsourcing American jobs + hiding his moey in the Cayman Islands has not gone down too well either.
Another four years.Don't need any opinions from the broadcasters.Thier have to state thier masters agenda.Which in most cases is for the privileged rich.
The polls are great for one purpose only to use as an excuse by the political parties to raise more campaign money. As you can see by the comments here there is plenty of hysteria flying around which is what the parties want so they can suck more money from these people's wallets. A mind a terrible thing to waste and unfortunately you see it everyday in the US political arena.
The three 'comments' before me; one by "Patriot usa, RightStuff, and unknown' are nothing but 'right wing' activists! Actually, my first thought was; 'how did they even know about France24'? But, i suspect that their 'leader' educated them on this channel, for i am sure they are way too stupid to know about it themselves!
The reason why Obama will win, is obvious. Romney has too many changes for any and all topics. What Romney is 'for' today, he will be against tomorrow!Whatever is the 'thing to say at the time', is how Romney works. Romney is a stupid man. In fact, in usa, just because one is 'rich' does 'not' mean he is smart. In fact, with Romney, it is the contrary.
Whether Romney's taxes; of which are well hidden, he is the only man/candidate to 'hide' these taxes - of which all other potential 'presidents' who have run and or won or lost in the past, ALL, always gave out more than just '2' tax verifications. So, it is obvious he is 'hiding' something. And it would be no surprise to learn this. The reason why he will 'NOT' even come close to winning, is because Romney has been known for 'sending american jobs' OVERSEAS as he was in charge of Bain.
Lastly, and the most easiest example, of why he will NOT win in November, is because he loves 'overseas accounts'. What person would 'keep their money' away from their 'own country'???? Answer: a person who has no security in 'his own country'. A person who has NO faith in 'his country' !A person, who DOES NOT BELIEVE IN THE COUNTRY HE IS FROM! Would you French citizens, vote for Hollande, if he kept all his money, and his ideology, 'away from France'???? I surely know this answer. Non!
The 'polls' are really interesting. No matter who you like or do not like, they 'ARE' quite good, and quite correct. For all the past elections, the polls were NOT wrong. Sure, you may have had one or two, say one thing, with the opposite outcome - but the fact is, with the 'one or two' that were 'incorrect' the other 10+ had it right all the time! Thus, when you have 'polls' of Obama up by 5, ot 6, or 7, or 3, - you could be wrong with one, but the other 3 are right!
I am 'not' democrat, and 'not' republican, BUT i do have 'connections'. I voted for in my past: Bush senior, Perot, Dole, Kerry, and Obama, and yes, i will vote OBAMA IN 2012!
Pr. Obama and Mr. Romney have total different vision for the future of USA! I gave my full support to President to build a strong middle class, health care reform, investment for clean energy… better education/ infrastructures / transportation…, the best innovation in the world , investment in R&D,… to eliminate $ 15,6 trillion of US national debt ! Four issues that are so important to me, that Pr. Obama accomplished successfully: 1. Health care reform; 2. Ended War in Iraq; 3. Wall Street Reform; 4. Clean Energy investment…My the biggest concerns right now are: unemployment, dysfunctional Congress , US economy and houses market depression… I have NO doubt that Pr. Obama will be re-elected this year ( Mr. Romney can get maximum 40-45% votes in November election)! I am optimist about USA future.
This article is about as useful as most polls, basically all are worthless. The Rasmussen polls are the only one that is worth looking at. Obama will lose in November and while it may be close this has the big potential for Obama to lose like Carter did, big time.
People here in the States ARE NOT comfortable with Obama. The economy, Obamacare will be the deciding factors that sink the worst POTUS. While many in Europistan love Obama and would hate to see him lose, tough luck. Obama has lied and been caught too many times, he has circumvented our Constitution and our military hates him. Obama and Moochelle are not beloved and have it has been four years on embarrassment and a huge waste of our tax dollars.
His entire life is a fabricated lie and his hatred for AMERICAN Exceptionalism is disgusting. Why else would his academic and other records be sealed, hidden from the American people?
He should have been impeached but the cowards in Washington D.C.
are afraid to known as the politicians who impeached the first Black POTUS. This is NOT about skin color but about being a horrible POTUS, period.
The American people are finally learning that Obama is a fast-talking fraud.
Obama will not win in November. Americans are tired of him blaming everyone and everything for the bad economy when in reality it is his own policies that are the reason for high unemployment, huge debt and lackluster growth in the economy. He is in over his head and Americans are waking up and finally seeing that.
Thank you for an insightful and highly objective commentary on the present status of America's presidential election campaign. Personally I see a narrow Romney upset, primarily due to the horrific acceleration of the America's debt in the face of a continuing decline in unemployment. Due to so many people simply giving up, and not even being counted among the unemployed, the situation is much worse than the numbers would indicate. Thanks to the internet (and not this country's liberal media) the public is well aware of Obama's failure to make good on his 2008 promises of progressive change. The current polls notwithstanding, in this man's opinion, do not reflect the deep, underlying American disappointment with the current administration...and, on polling day, Obama, and the Democratic Party, are in for a rude awakening as Americans attempt once more to reverse the decline in their standards of living. Gran'pere Spike!
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