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Is the Economy Better Off?

Rod Davis is interviewed at Washington Park in Cincinnati. A truck driver on disability, Davis said he isn’t happy with the state of the economy, but figures it’s better to give Obama more time. Winning Ohio is complicated, with its variety of voter groups and swinging trends. Diverse in geography, economy and demographics, Ohio is a state that one political scientist says offers a fairly close mirror of the nation. History and electoral math say the swing state is pivotal again this year, and probably crucial for Mitt Romney to win. President Barack Obama is trying to repeat his 2008 victory.

Is the Economy Better Off?

November 6, 2012

In the final stretch of the presidential campaign, President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney will be judged on their perceived abilities to improve our economy. To gauge the mood of the electorate, Associated Press Photographers visited voters around the country, and asked them this question, "Is the economy better off?".