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Obama's Key Groups Warming on the Economy

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President Barack Obama left, waves before leaving O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Friday, March 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

In a trend with important implications for the presidential election, the latest Allstate/National Journal Heartland Monitor poll released today shows President Obama's strongest groups in the electorate expressing the most optimism about the trajectory of the economy.
In the survey, both minorities and college-educated white voters were much more likely than working-class whites to say that they anticipate the economy will improve over the next year. Those well-educated whites are now also much more likely than their blue-collar counterparts to describe their current financial situation as excellent or good.

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