President Obama continues to hold a lead in the 2012 presidential race in Pennsylvania over former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney, according to a Quinnipiac University Poll released this morning. But Obama still doesn't crack 50 percent in the state -- leading Romney 46-40. And registered voters polled said Romney would do better with the economy, by a margin of 49-41 percent.
Obama, who visits the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia this afternoon for three fund-raisers, leads among Pennsylvania women by 51-36 percent while Romney leads among men by 44-40 percent, the poll said.
The poll also found U.S. Rep. Bob Casey Jr. holding a strong 51-32 percent lead over his Republican challenger for a second term, former coal company owner Tom Smith of Armstrong County.
And the poll found Gov. Corbett hitting and all-time low in popularity, with 47 percent disapproving of the job he is doing and 36 percent approving.