A new CNN poll out today gives Mitt Romney and 8-point lead over President Obama in key battleground states.
And perhaps no swing state is more important than Ohio – not since John F. Kennedy has a candidate won the White House without winning Ohio.
The state currently has 7.3% unemployment, well below the national average, and has felt the positive effects of President Obama's much-touted auto bailout, which kept factories in the state open.
So why is the president trailing his rival? Poppy Harlow is OutFront in Warren, Ohio with more.