Poll: Obama leads GOP front-runners in Ohio

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- A new poll shows President Barack Obama with a slight lead among Ohio voters over both of the front-runners for the Republican presidential nomination.

The Quinnipiac (KWIHN'-uh-pee-ak) University poll released Wednesday finds Obama ahead of former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney by 47-41 percent.

It also shows Obama holding a 47-40 lead over former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum.

The poll taken last week finds Ohio voters are most concerned about the economy, unemployment, Obama's new health care law and the federal deficit.

The survey of 1,246 Ohio voters has a margin of error of 2.8 percentage points.