A new survey indicates President Barack Obama moved up 4 points after the Democratic convention and now has a 6-point advantage over Republican challenger Mitt Romney.
According to the CNN/ORC International Poll, 52% of likely voters nationwide back the president, compared with 46% for Romney. Just before the Democratic convention, Obama was tied with Romney 48%-48%.
Post-convention bounces have often proven to be temporary in past elections.
"Some voters will feel a bit of a sugar high," a memorandum from Romney campaign pollster Neil Newhouse said. "The basic structure of the race has not changed significantly."
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