“Tea party” widely seen as a negative label [Rasmussen, 10/18]: “44% regard Tea Party as a negative description for a candidate. Twenty-six percent (26%) consider it a positive and another 26% somewhere in between.”
Mitt Romney gains another point with likely voters [Gallup, 10/18]: Romney lead President Obama yesterday among likely voters 51-44 percent. The new numbers are out today and Romney is still leading 52-44.
Wisconsin split [Marquette University, 10/17]: Among likely voters in the swing state, Obama leads Romney 49 to 48 percent.
The horse race [RCP, 10/17]: An average of national poll shows Romney leading Obama 47.6 to 46.9 percent.