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June Pa. Poll Shows Obama, 48 to Romney, 36

Obama leads Romney in the latest Pennsylvania poll.

The June 2012 Franklin & Marshall College Poll finds President Barack Obama with a comfortable lead over his Republican challenger Mitt Romney.

The president enjoys significant advantages over Romney in his personal popularity and most voters believe he is better prepared to handle the presidency even though they are ambivalent about some of his major policy initiatives. 

View the latest Franklin & Marshall College Poll:

May 29 - June 1, 2012 - Summary of Findings - Pennsylvanians (PDF)

Meanwhile, a conservative SuperPAC called Crossroads GPS is hitting Obama on spending in a 32-second commercial called "Stopwatch," according to PoliticsPa.

The ad blasts Obama over his 2008 presidential campaign pledge to curb spending in the U.S.

Crossroads GPS said it will spend $727,000 on its latest ad in Pennsylvania as a part of its $2.3 million advocacy effort in the state.

The Franklin & Marshall College Poll is produced in conjunction with the Philadelphia Daily News, WGAL-TV (South Central PA), Pittsburgh Tribune Review, WTAE‐TV (Pittsburgh), WPVI‐TV6/ABC (Philadelphia), Times-Shamrock Newspapers, Harrisburg Patriot‐News, and Lancaster Newspapers. 

bill frome June 07, 2012 at 09:01 PM
Well the poll speaks for itself
Lower Saucon Brother June 07, 2012 at 11:53 PM
nit wit Romney is for the 1%
bill frome June 08, 2012 at 05:37 AM
And who is Obama for??? They run in the same circle. Obama's biggest donors are wall street firms and banks.
John June 08, 2012 at 05:21 PM
@Voice.....God has been blessing Obama since 2008.....and where has it gotten our country? Maybe we need to get back to blessing the United States of America rather than blessing the man responsible for destrying it! Nothing, and I am willing to listen to the rhetoric, but NOTHING has been accomplished by this administration! He is a great orator, but aside from TELLING us what he will do, he has done nothing. When he had control of House and Senate, he buried us in $5 trillion greater debt, bamboozled his followers into an illegal heathcare scam (as the silent majority did NOT want his plan), and changes his voice depending upon to whom and where he is speaking. He takes his $$$ from the same group as the rest of them, and quite frankly most of us aren't "his folks". American people, constituents, citizens, but dont homey me down and call me folks. We dont come from the same village or clan, he cannot connect with any single group, he plays the role, but does nothing, yet according to most polls, a decreasing majority continues to enjoy his rhetoric. Its never his fault, he knows nothing about anything, yet he is ready to take the applause and rewards he has never actually deserved. Even his supporters in 2008 had to wonder when he won a Nobel Prize......for doing WHAT?
louis kootsares June 13, 2012 at 05:18 PM
i admit when i screw up boy do i want my vote back that phoney obahma if he ran the country as good as he runs his mouth maybe inflation would not be high, out of control,we need to repeal obahma care,i think impeach saddam obahma i am waiting for him to take credit for winning ww2 and i really take notice of his opinions and it seems everything else is that of his campaign backers the sign that will be on my lawn election day is...SADDAM OBAHMA SUCKS

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