Poll: Obama holds big lead in Minnesota

A new poll shows President Barack Obama leading GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney by a big margin. Is Minnesota in play for the Republican?
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A new Public Policy Polling survey shows President Barack Obama leading Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney by 15 percentage points in Minnesota, MPR reports.

MinnPost notes that neither of Minnesota’s two former Republican presidential candidates, Tim Pawlenty and Michele Bachmann, would would help Romney much: with Pawlenty as the vice presidential nominee, Obama leads 52-41; Obama’s lead grows to 56-35 if he chose Bachmann.

Real Clear Politics takes a harder look at whether Minnesota could be in play for Romney.

Here's more info on the Public Policy Polling results.

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