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04-01-2012, 11:02 PM
Swing States Poll: A shift by women puts Obama in lead

MILWAUKEE President Obama has opened the first significant lead of the 2012 campaign in the nation's dozen top battleground states, a USA TODAY/Gallup Poll finds, boosted by a huge shift of women to his side.

While women typically are more likely to identify themselves as Democrats than men are, that difference widens to a chasm in the USA TODAY poll. By 41%-24%, women call themselves Democrats

USA Today Poll (http://www.usatoday.com/news/politics/story/2012-04-01/swing-states-poll/53930684/1)