Poll: Romney leads in Florida, New Hampshire

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It also appears that President Obama's attacks on Romney's Medicare proposal have not yet resonated among Florida seniors; among voters over 50, the Republican holds a 54-42 percent lead.

In New Hampshire, Romney holds a similar 48-45 percent lead among independent voters, and only trails the president by a single percentage point with women. Again, Romney posted a double-digit advantage over Obama with men and those over 50 years old.

The surveys were conducted through Thursday night, and do not account for any movement that may have occurred after Thursday night's vice presidential showdown between Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden tapes 'Law and Order: SVU' episode Hillary Clinton must overcome feminist generation gap in building a coalition FULL SPEECH: Hillary Clinton closes out Democratic convention MORE and Paul RyanPaul RyanApple's Tim Cook to hold fundraiser for Clinton Reid: Congress should return 'immediately' to fight Zika Classified briefings to begin for Clinton, Trump MORE.

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