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2012: Essentially tied

Romney leads among registered voters 47-46% in a new Washington Post-ABC poll. Obama’s approval among all adults in the poll is at 50% now with 47% disapproving. 

“When it comes to cracking jokes, President Obama and Mitt Romney can dish it, but they can’t take it, their supporters say,” the Boston Globe writes, adding, “Only a week ago, it was the Romney campaign crying foul and Obama’s team lamenting the demise of political humor after the president made a joke about the Romneys’ now-infamous 1983 drive to Canada, during which the presumptive GOP nominee crated the family dog on the roof of a car.”