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2:23 PM, Jul 16, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
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The good news is, there's not much evidence so far in various polls' ballot tests that the Obama campaign's attacks on Mitt Romney's business record are having much of an effect.

The bad news is, less than two months ago, Rasmussen found that 44 percent of likely voters believed that Romney’s track record in business was primarily a reason to vote for him, versus 33 percent who saw his business career as chiefly a reason to vote against him. A new Rasmussen survey has those numbers now at 41 percent - 41 percent—not a dramatic decline, but a decline nonetheless. If the judgment of Romney’s business career continues to move further in this direction and turns negative, it can't be good for his prospects of victory.

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