Romney leads Obama, 49 percent to 44 percent, in the general election matchup. That nearly mirrors the result on who voters say they trust more to handle the economy. Romney leads there 49-43.
On this day in 2008, Obama led Republican nominee John McCain by 5 points - 49 to 44 percent - in Rasmussen's daily tracking.
Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/romney-oba