Transcript for Poll shows President Obama's Post Convention Boost
"Your voice, your vote." And with just 56 days until the election, our brand-new abc news/"washington post" poll out this morning, showing president obama getting a real bounce out of his convention. Now, leading mitt romney among registered voters. The romney team, playing down the bounce. They call it a sugar high. Reporter: A sugar high is exactly what they're calling it. Call it what you will, george. The president taking the lead in our new poll. As the president and mitt romney travel through the battleground states. Who would you rather have dinner with? This morning, the new abc news/"washington post" poll confirms that convention bounce for the president. Before the democratic convention, romney led the president by one point. Now, the president opening up that six-point lead over mitt romney among registered voters. And for the first time, the president is ahead on this question. Who do you trust to handle the economy? President, 47%, to romney's 45%. And this time, a simple question that goes directly to likability. Who would you rather have dinner with? 52% said president obama. 33%, mitt romney. And a question with a powerful metaphor this election, who would you rather captain a ship? 46% saying the president, three points ahead of mitt romney. Romney arrives here in nevada today, after stopping in ohio, where he blasted the economy on the economy. And began talking about god this way on the stump. I will not take god out of my heart. I will not take god out of the public square. And I will not take it out of the platform of my party. Reporter: Romney also attacking the president on spending. Meantime, in his new book, "the price of politics," bob woodward details the strive between the president and the congressional republicans. The president mistakenly calling paul ryan jack ryan. I might have modified some of it so that we could leave more negotiations open because I do think that they felt like we were trying to embarrass them. We made a mistake. Reporter: Of course, paul ryan, not jack ryan, now mitt romney's running mate. He's begun debate prep to take on joe biden in the debates. The debates will be extremely important. The next big chance for a game change in this race, george?
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