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Romney vows to 'restore' the US

The Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has closed his party's convention in Florida by urging US voters to turn away from the "disappointment and division" of Barack Obama and work with him to "restore the promise of America"

  1. Robert Moore

Romney overtakes Obama in polls

A Reuters/Ipsos tracking poll finds Mitt Romney has moved into a two point lead over President Obama in a small bounce for him from the Republican National Convention, 44% to 42%.

Romney entered the week with Obama leading by four points, 46% to 42%.

The key questions: Will the bounce get further momentum after the Romney speech? Will it last?

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