Hello, and welcome to Twenty Twelve. Now, today a new poll from Rasmussen shows President Obama may be pulling away. That, and more is coming up on Twenty Twelve.
Rasmussen’s daily tracking poll from Sunday, shows President Obama had an advantage of 49%-46% against Mitt Romney. This is a highest gap with likely voters since March, when the Republican primaries were still going on. The race is usually tighter with likely voters. Rasmussen says the bounce started after former President Bill Clinton’s speech, which CNN Republican strategist Alex Costellanos said won the race for President Obama. If the polls start showing President Obama pulling away, Mitt Romney would need a stellar performance at the debates to end it.
On Friday, the unemployment report was released. Only 96,000 jobs were added, lower than analysts’ expectations of 120,000. One company said that 201,000 jobs were added, which sent the stock market flying. However, the television networks largely ignored the unemployment report, instead focusing on the newly ended convention.
Well, that wraps up this Twenty Twelve, please join us again tomorrow.