Transcript for President Obama Pulls Ahead in New Washington Post Poll
brand-new abc news/"washington post" poll which shows a late game surge for president obama. Polling ahead by three points. Will it put him over the top or does governor romney have another move? Let's begin with white house correspondent jake tapper leading us off from iowa. He's there traveling with the president. Jake? Reporter: Good evening, diane. President obama accompanied by his top aides and bruce springsteen hopscotched across battleground states today. The key ones that his campaign feels will deliver him a re-election. They are wisconsin, iowa and ohio where the president's campaign began. Slightly ahead in our abc news/washington post national tracking poll, president obama is ending his very last day of campaigning having enlisted the help of celebrity musician friends. That's not a bad way to bring it home, with the boss. Reporter: The day began with springsteen's obama 2012 campaign song. ♪ Let's vote for the man who got osama forward away we go ♪ Reporter: Even though that was interrupted by an acknowledgement of liberal and progressive anxiety. . The first debate really freaked me out. All right. ♪ But then romney got schooled twice by obama then smiling joe biden brought the drama ♪ Reporter: The president's pitch, that he is the same idealist he ran as four years ago. You've seen the scars on me to prove it. You've seen the gray hair on my head to show what it means to fight for change. Reporter: Here's what the president looked like four years ago, the gravity and intensiity taking its toll. Jamming to stevie wonder. Or to jay-z this afternoon. The hip-hop star replaced a curse word in one of his songs with the name of the president's opponent. ♪ Reporter: His throat is rough and the tea he drinks on air force one not much of a balm. Those hoping for a respite watching monday night football, I have to warn them both president obama and mitt romney taped spots with espn's chris berman, so be forewarned. Even there, thanks so much, jake. But it's hard to imagine the
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