UW-Green Bay’s Kraft offers his take on latest polls
Prof. Emeritus Mike Kraft weighed in on the latest round of political polling Wednesday (Aug. 22), talking about the presidential race with WFRV, Channel 5. The latest Marquette Law School poll shows President Obama’s lead over Mitt Romney shrinking in Wisconsin since the announcement of Janesville’s Paul Ryan as Romney’s running mate. That’s good news for the GOP ticket, Kraft said, but it’s a plus for Obama that he’s still got the lead in the Badger state. An emerging factor could be the controversy surrounding Rep. Todd Akin’s abortion comments, which may hurt Republicans if it distracts voters from issues like the economy, Kraft said. Full story.