Mr. Obama leads former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee 51% to 41% and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich 54% to 35%. Those numbers are comparable to the leads Mr. Obama had last month over former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney in a Journal/NBC News survey.
In December, they did a head-to-head with President Obama against Mitt Romney, Sarah Palin, and Senator John Thune. Here is the match-up results. John Thune actually does better than Sarah Palin. Both are far behind Mitt Romney in their match-ups:
1000 adults, including 200 reached by cell phone
To view the crosstabs click HERE.