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PPP Poll: Obama Leads Top 2012 GOPers In Virginia


When matched up against Mitt Romney, Obama has a 48%-43% advantage. His lead is an identical five points against Mike Huckabee (49%-44%). Against both Sarah Palin and Newt Gingrich, that lead grows to 11 points -- 51%-40% against Palin, 52%-41% against Gingrich.

In Virginia's elections early this month, Republican challengers toppled three Democratic congressmen, including 28-year incumbent Rick Boucher and Republican target Rep. Tom Perriello.