AP Poll: Obama By 1 Point Overall, Romney Up 1 Point On The Economy

A new national poll from the AP shows President Obama with a 1-point lead among registered voters, 47 percent to 46 percent for presumptive nominee Mitt Romney. 

Obama sees a positive 53 percent favorable/44 percent unfavorable split, while Romney sees a negative 44 percent favorable/46 percent unfavorable division. But the race remains close because Romney does well on the most important issue to voters polled, the economy: when asked which candidate would be best to handle the economy going forward, Romney gets 46 percent, Obama 45 percent.

The overall PollTracker Average of the national race shows President Obama with a 0.7 percent lead.