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While an earlier poll showed that Mitt Romney is the only Republican who could beat Obama, many Americans are confident that the nominated Republican--whoever that is--will win the presidency, finds a Washington Post/ABC News poll. "Overall, 55 percent of Americans expect a Republican victory next year. Fewer, 37 percent, predict that President Obama will win reelection. A majority of independents sense that the GOP nominee will prevail." September polls had front runners Romney and Perry losing to Obama, but perhaps as the economy sinks the other party nominee will look increasingly favorable. 

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