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August 8th, 2012
08:03 AM ET

New polls show Romney's unfavorability ratings on the rise – Paul Steinhauser reports

According to a new poll released overnight by The Washington Post and ABC news, Romney's unfavorability rating has jumped four points since May, increasing from 45% to 49%.

President Obama's numbers have remained steady, with 53% possessing a favorable view of the candidate and 43% with an unfavorable view.

CNN's political editor Paul Steinhauser joins Early Start this morning to break down these figures and to explain how each candidate fares among independents.

Filed under: 2012 election • Politics
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