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From gop.com:

Obama No Longer Competitive In Century-Long Bellwether State

Today, Vice President Biden Will Attend A Fundraiser For Sen. Claire McCaskill’s (D-MO) Re-Election Bid. “The vice president will attend a fundraiser July 9 in Kansas City, Mo., McCaskill’s campaign announced. It will be Biden’s first trip to the state as vice president.”(Justin Sink, “Biden To Campaign With McCaskill In Missouri,” The Hill’s Ballot Box, 6/29/12)

AFTER A RAZOR-THIN LOSS IN 2008, OBAMA IS NO LONGER COMPETITIVE IN THE SHOW ME STATE

“Missouri Has Been A Bellwether State For More Than 100 Years, With Presidential Candidates Lavishing Attention On Show-Me State Voters And Spending Millions On Field Operations, Glossy Campaign Mailers, And TV Ads.”(Deirdre Shesgreen, “Missouri Slips From Political Bellwether Status This Fall,” USA Today, 6/24/12) (more…)

By 31% to 23%, Romney’s swing-state voters are more highly enthusiastic than Obama’s

Voters in this year’s key election battleground states are similar to registered voters nationally in the enthusiasm they express about voting in the 2012 presidential election. Just under half of swing-state voters, 46%, as well as 43% of national voters, report feeling extremely or very enthusiastic about voting.

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From gop.com:

Obama Is Losing The Enthusiasm Race

Florida Republicans Are 49 Percent More Enthusiastic About Voting In The 2012 Presidential Election Compared To 33 Percent Of Democrats.  (Quinnipiac University, 1697 RV, MoE 2.4%, 6/12-6/18/12)

Democrats Are “Less Satisfied With The Presidential Candidates Than They Were In 2008” With 80 Percent Expressing Satisfaction In 2008, Compared To Just 64 Percent Today. “Democratic voters also are less satisfied with the presidential candidates than they were in 2008 (80% then vs. 64% today). And while 70% of Democratic voters said it really mattered who won the election four years ago, fewer Democrats (63%)say that today.” (Pew Poll, 1,563 RV, MoE 2.9%, 6/7 – 17/12) (more…)

From gop.com:

NATIONAL POLLS ARE PAINTING A DIRE PICTURE FOR OBAMA

At 47 Percent, Obama’s Job Approval Rating Is His Lowest Since January. “President Barack Obama’s approval ratings have dipped to their lowest level since January on deep economic worries, wiping out most of his lead in the White House race over Republican rival Mitt Romney, a Reuters/Ipsos poll showed on Tuesday. The percentage of Americans who approve of Obama’s job performance dropped from 50 a month ago to 47, matching his mark in early January.” (John Whitesides, “Obama’s Ratings Sink On Economic Doubts,” Reuters, 6/12/12) (more…)