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‘Canary in the coal mine’ for POTUS? Obama’s support down from 2008 in Illinois

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As presidential campaigns fight over Midwestern battleground states, it may be troubling for Team Obama that the president’s lead over Republican rival Mitt Romney is about 30 percent smaller than his lead over Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., in the 2008 election. Obama leads Romney by 16 points (53-37) in Illinois, according to the Real Clear Politics average. The RCP average going into election...

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