For the first time in ages, the GOP leads on the generic ballot 41-39, according to the latest Rasmussen poll. (Via Hot Air.) The Democrats lead by seven points on Inauguration Day, but have steadily faded since then.
It’s not just Rasmussen; the latest NPR poll has the parties tied 42-42 on the generic ballot. (Via Power Line.) NPR reports the poll here, but don’t expect to find any mention of the generic ballot; the NPR story cherrypicks the results that are positive for Democrats. You can find the full results (including the generic ballot on page 3) here (pdf).