In a new USA TODAY/Gallup Poll, Americans express definite perceptions about what groups would thrive under which administration.
The rich? By an overwhelming 55 percentage points, those surveyed say upper-income Americans would fare better if Mitt Romney wins.
The poor? By 36 points, they say low-income people would do better under Barack Obama.
And by 10 points, middle-income Americans are seen as doing better over the next four years if Obama wins a second term.
Our Susan Page picks the five things to watch during the final leg.
First up: the Olympics. Michelle Obama is set to lead the U.S. delegation at the opening ceremony Friday and Mitt Romney, who led U.S. efforts during the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympics, will be there, too.