|Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, a GOP presidential hopeful (Photo credit: Wikipedia)|
"Voters were largely unaffected by Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney's speech last week at the Republican National Convention, according to a Gallup Poll released Tuesday. The poll found that support for Mr. Romney among likely voters actually fell by 1 percentage point after the convention, contradicting the longtime trend of presidential candidates getting a surge in support after accepting their party's nomination on a national stage. According to the poll, Mr. Romney — who led President Obama 47 percent to 46 percent before the RNC but trailed 47-46 afterward."