The latest national poll to be released today finds Barack Obama barely beating Mitt Romney, 50 percent to 47 percent, respectively. The poll was conducted by CNN/ORC and measures likely voters.
The CNN poll was conducted between September 28 and 30. The sample includes 783 interviews and has a margin of error of 3.5 percentage points.
The good news for the Romney campaign is that it shows a positive trajectory for the Republican candidate.