Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has pulled ahead of President Barack Obama in the latest Reuters / Ipsos tracking poll.
The survey has Romney at 45 per cent to Obama's 44 per cent.
Momentum. It's what Obama had and what Romney took away from him at the first Presidential debate in Colorado.
Unless the Democrats can halt Mitt Romney's remarkable surge then President Obama will be facing the political abyss.
Has President Obama halted the Mitt Romney charge? Has the Republican surge in the polls begun to dissipate?