Team Obama won’t like this one bit.
Even before Rick Santorum’s announcement that he would suspend his campaign, Mitt Romney was tied up with Barack Obama yesterday.
In a hypothetical Election 2012 matchup, President Obama and Mitt Romney are tied at 45% . Matchup results are updated daily at 9:30 a.m. Eastern (sign up for free daily e-mail update).
If Rick Santorum is the GOP nominee, the president leads 45% to 42% . This is the final time that Rasmussen Reports will update Santorum’s numbers against Obama on a daily basis. Given the state of the Republican primary competition, Santorum’s numbers will now be updated weekly. Rasmussen Reports also updates the latest matchup numbers for Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul about once a week.
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But not all Republicans were excited about Santorum’s announcement yesterday.