◼ New poll results are delivering positive news for Republicans, including one survey showing that presumptive GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney has opened up a double-digit lead over President Barack Obama among independent voters. - Newsmax
◼ A Politico/George Washington University poll has Romney with a razor-thin lead over Obama among all likely voters, 48 percent to 47 percent. A similar poll in February had Obama ahead by 9 percentage points.
But among voters who identified themselves as independents, Romney garnered 48 percent of the vote to Obama’s 38 percent.
Romney also has a 6-point lead among respondents who said they are “extremely likely” to vote in November.