Attendees to the NAACP annual convention listen to presumptive Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speak, Wednesday, July 11, 2012, in Houston, Texas. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) None:
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President Barack Obama has 4-point lead in the race for the White House,[ according to the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll. ](http://firstread.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/08/21/13399788-nbcwsj-poll-headi...) [Wondering how Mitt Romney is doing with black voters? I'll let NBC deliver the news:](http://firstread.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/08/21/13399788-nbcwsj-poll-headi...) > Obama continues to lead Romney among key parts of his political base, including African Americans (94 percent to 0 percent), Latinos (by a 2-to-1 margin), voters under 35-years-old (52 percent to 41 percent) and women (51 percent to 41 percent). > Romney is ahead with whites (53 percent to 40 percent), rural voters (47 percent to 38 percent) and seniors (49 percent to 41 percent). In the 12 key battleground states - Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Michigan, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Wisconsin - Obama leads Romney by three points, 49 percent to 46 percent. [The image at the top of this page comes from a story published last month titled "The Faces (and Reactions) in the Audience as Mitt Romney Delivered NAACP Speech." It's a must see.](http://colorlines.com/assets_c/2012/07/mittscpeechnaacp01-thumb-640xauto...)