Poll: Romney Only Candidate to Beat Obama in Swing States

by Katrina Trinko

Mitt Romney would beat President Obama, 48 percent to 47 percent, in top swing states, according to a USAToday/Gallup poll released last night.

Newt Gingrich would lose to Obama by fourteen points (with Obama at 54 percent to Gingrich’s 40 percent). Both Ron Paul and Rick Santorum trail Obama by 7 points, with Obama-Paul at 50 percent – 43 percent and Obama-Santorum at 51 percent – 44 percent.