One by one, Mitt Romney has failed to capitalize on some of his campaign’s biggest opportunities to gain on President Obama in the polls, let alone sustain any momentum.
The chart below is based on Gallup’s daily tracking polls, which are conducted over seven-day periods, beginning on April 29 and concluding on Sept. 15. Along the trend lines, notable events have been highlighted.

One by one, Mitt Romney has failed to capitalize on some of his campaign’s biggest opportunities to gain on President Obama in the polls, let alone sustain any momentum.

The chart below is based on Gallup’s daily tracking polls, which are conducted over seven-day periods, beginning on April 29 and concluding on Sept. 15. Along the trend lines, notable events have been highlighted.