A survey conducted by the newspaper "The New York Times" and CBS television network, shows a technical tie between presidential candidates
Despite the technical tie is the first time the Republican Romney is way ahead of the current American president. Romney has 45% of the vote, against 43% for Obama.
The downside of Obama is justified by the bad moment experienced by the U.S. economy. Earlier this week, the president of the Federal Reserve (Fed) Chairman admitted that the unemployment rate is falling in a "frustratingly" slow.
Currently, the U.S. unemployment rate is 8.2% and to 55% of survey respondents NYT / CBS, President Obama has not been competent in the affairs of the American economy.
In April, 44% of Americans approved of Obama's performance in managing the economy while 48% disapproved of the president.