The race between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney remains close nationally, according to a poll released Friday afternoon by CNN/ORC International. Obama attracted 49 percent of likely voters to Romney's 47 percent, within the poll's margin of error.
Obama led, 52 to 43, among a broader pool of registered voters including those less likely to vote -- consistent with CNN's last poll in early August. Historically, polls of likely voters tend to show slightly more favorable numbers for Republicans.
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