Mitt Romney has opened a 5-percentage point lead over President Obama in the 12 battleground states that are critical to determining the outcome of the 2012 election, according to a USA Today/Gallup poll released Monday. Romney has 51 percent support among likely voters in the poll, compared to Obama's 46 percent. Among registered voters, Obama holds a slight 49 percent to 47 percent advantage.The poll was conducted in Michigan, Florida, North Carolina, Virginia, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Iowa, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and New Hampshire. There was no state-by-state breakdown of results/Jonathan Easley, The Hill. More here.
Question: What does President Obama have to do at Tuesday's debate to stop Republican Mitt Romney's momentum since the first debate?