Poll: Obama catches GOP field in Arizona

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The PPP survey is the second poll released on Wednesday to show Obama surging in a swing state.

An NBC News/Marist poll released on Wednesday showed Romney with a 5-point lead on the president in Arizona, and Santorum with a 3-point lead.

Obama lost Arizona by nearly 9 points to Sen. John McCainJohn McCainTrump should apologize to heroic POWs McCain urges sports leagues to return 'paid patriotism' money Senators to Obama: Make 'timely' call on Afghan troops levels MORE (R-Ariz.) in 2008, but this year the president is in contention with Republicans, who don’t hold a home-state advantage as McCain did.

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