Slightly more people expect President Obama to win tonight's debate [Pew, 10/16]: Among registered voters, "41% registered say Obama will do better, while 37% expect Romney to prevail."
Romney erases Obama's lead among women [USA Today-Gallup, 10/15]: In 12 states dubbed battle-ground states, Mitt Romney "has pulled within one point of the president among women who are likely voters." Obama stands at 49 percent, Romney at 48 percent.
Obama maintains lead in Pennsylvania [Quinnipiac, 10/16]: "Gov. Mitt Romney has narrowed a 12-point gap with President Barack Obama and now trails the president 50 - 46 percent among Pennsylvania likely voters..."
Favorability matched [Gallup, 10/16]: Among registered voters, 52 percent have a favorable view of Romney. Fifty-one percent have a favorable view of Obama.
Few are concerned with PBS funding [Rasmussen, 10/16]: One in five Americans (19 percent) say government funding of PBS and NPR "should be a major issue in the current presidential election."
The horse race [RCP average, 10/16]: An average of national polls shows Romney leading Obama 47.4 to 47.1 percent.