September 27th, 2012
08:43 PM ET

Romney campaign pushes back on negative poll results

Karl Rove and the Romney campaign are questioning recent poll numbers that have President Barack Obama in the lead over Mitt Romney. Erin Burnett de-constructs whether their critic and spin add up.

Polls: Believe them or not

OutFront tonight: CNN Contributors John Avlon, Reihan Salam, and Roland Martin.

Obama above 50% in some battleground polls

New polls in three swing states indicate President Barack Obama exceeding 50% support among likely voters and holding leads of nine to 12 points over Republican nominee Mitt Romney.

Fueling those numbers, the four polls suggest that Romney has lost his edge on the economy, an issue on which the challenger has based his campaign.

The new surveys come one day after another batch of battleground state polls also suggested Obama with the advantage.


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