President Barack Obama campaigned in Ohio Tuesday hoping to boost his sagging popularity there in the aftermath of his first debate with Mitt Romney that has given the Republican challenger a needed boost of support in the key swing state.

One new poll shows Romney pulling ahead of Obama’s one-time 10-point lead — the American Research Group says Obama now has 47 percent of the state’s support, compared to 48 percent for Romney.

But the Obama campaign is ignoring Romney’s rise in popularity.

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