Poll: Obama Would Lose Election, If Held Today

According to the latest Allstate/National Journal Heartland Monitor poll, (full results here), President Obama would lose a reelection contest if it were held today against a generic candidate: 50 percent say they would probably or definitely vote for someone else, while 39 percent say they would vote to reelect the president. Hotline OnCall's Reid Wilson has more.

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Chris Good is a political reporter for ABC News. He was previously an associate editor at The Atlantic and a reporter for The Hill.

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