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Mitt Romney 48, President Obama 47.
Those are the top-line numbers from a new poll out Monday from George Washington University and Politico. Romney's 1-point lead is well within the survey's margin of error but nonetheless represents a 10-point swing from the same poll taken in February, before Romney became his party's presumptive nominee.
The former Massachusetts governor fared particularly well among self-identified independents, who chose Romney 48 percent to 38 percent in the poll, which was taken over a five-day stretch that ended this past Thursday. He also posted a 6-point lead among those who described themselves as "extremely likely" to cast a ballot in November's general election.
There were a few bright spots for Obama, too, however. As Politico notes, the president holds double-digit leads on his GOP rival on topics like who is better equipped to handle foreign policy, who will stand up for the middle class and, in what is surely music to Team Obama's ears, who best shares "your values."
When it comes to the president's handling of the economy, respondents were split (almost) right down the middle: 40 percent said he has improved the economy, 39 percent said he has made it worse, and 19 percent said he has made no impact.
You can see the full poll data here.