Kimberly Fisher cast her ballot Wednesday at a polling place at the Wicomico County Youth and Civic Center in Salisbury, Md. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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It's true that Mitt Romney trails President Obama in most key battleground states, but the margins are in single digits Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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