Cain draws even in polls with Obama, Romney

Two polls that supply evidence that Herman Cain is not only a viable Republican candidate, but can challenge Obama in a general election contest. Poll position: In a hypothetical head-to-head presidential race, Republican Herman Cain edges Democrat Barack Obama, according to our latest national scientific opinion poll. The poll found Cain topping Obama by a narrow 43%-41% margin, with 15% saying they had no opinion. The 2% difference falls within the poll's 3% margin of error. Poll Position's scientific telephone survey of 1,135 registered voters nationwide was conducted October 9, 2011 and has a margin of error of ±3%. And Gallup has Romney and Cain neck and neck: Republicans' support for Herman Cain has surged to 18%, their support for Rick Perry has sagged to 15%, and their support for Mitt Romney remains relatively stable at 20%. However, Romney's support is matched by the 20% of Republicans who are unsure which candidate they will back for the Republican nomination in...(Read Full Post)