By Justin Sink
The president has also edged marginally ahead with independents — 46 to 44 percent — and Romney continues to struggle with a high negative favorability rating, hovering around 45 percent.
The survey was conducted before the Supreme Court's decision Thursday to uphold the Affordable Care Act, although the pollsters suggest that the law's survival might not hurt the president.
"Voters now give the law its highest positive rating since our tracking began in the summer of 2010, led by women and young voters. Negative judgments are at 44 percent — down from earlier periods," the firm said.