Washington, Apr 19 : Both US President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney have garnered 46 percent support in the latest poll, which has also provided important insights into the presidential race.
The CBS News/New York Times poll showed that 54 percent of Republicans have rallied behind Romney, as compared to 30 percent in March 2012 and that 33 percent of GOP primary voters "enthusiastically support" Romney and about 40 percent said they support him with reservations.
While just 13 percent said they are undecided or need to know more about Obama to decide if they have a favorable view of them, 37 percent are undecided or haven''t heard enough about Romney, CBS Poll reports.
The poll found that Obama is viewed favorably by 42 percent respondents and unfavorably by 45 percent, while Romney is viewed favorably by 29 percent and unfavorably by 34 percent.
The president leads 49 percent to 43 percent among women, while Romney leads 49 percent to 43 percent among men but the latter has an edge, 49 percent to 42 percent among married women and the president dominates among single women, 62 percent to 34 percent.
Nearly half of Americans - 47 percent - said things would get worse for the next generation, including a whopping 57 percent of parents with kids over age 18, many of whom are struggling to find jobs. (ANI)