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Old 09-30-2008, 08:57 AM
 
Location: Washington state
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This is the first day in which all the numbers are completely post debate.



Rasmussen Reports™: The most comprehensive public opinion coverage ever provided for a presidential election. (http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/election_20082/2008_presidential_election/daily_presidential_tracking_poll - broken link)


Obama is now trusted more on all ten major issues...even Iraq. That debate worked wonders.

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Women continue to trust Obama more across the board, in many instances by sizable majorities. The gap, however, has narrowed dramatically in some cases among men, who have been more favorable to McCain. Men, for example, are now evenly divided at 47% each over which candidate they trust more on the Iraq war.
Rasmussen Reports™: The most comprehensive public opinion coverage ever provided for a presidential election. (http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/election_20082/2008_presidential_election/obama_gets_post_debate_boost_in_voter_trust_on_all _issues - broken link)
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Old 09-30-2008, 09:02 AM
 
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Hope it sticks
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Old 09-30-2008, 09:06 AM
 
Location: SE Arizona - FINALLY! :D
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Yup, Obama is on an upward path and pulling away from McCain.

Ken
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Old 09-30-2008, 09:08 AM
 
Location: Austin
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This after the foreign policy debate that was supposed to be McCain's life-sustaining shot in the arm.

Wow, just wow.
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Old 09-30-2008, 09:12 AM
 
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Who fricking cares about national polls? It is the state polls that count....wait Obama is leading in that also.
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Old 09-30-2008, 09:14 AM
 
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Every time Palin opens her mouth Obama gains another point in another poll. I haven't seen any "Sarah Palin is a goddess" polls lately nor any of the usual Palindrones on her to defend her.

Lucky for her and the repubs the debate was changed to help her weakness which is thinking for herself. "Hear the question, answer how we told you and shut up". Those are her instructions.
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Old 09-30-2008, 09:15 AM
 
Location: SE Arizona - FINALLY! :D
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Who fricking cares about national polls? It is the state polls that count....wait Obama is leading in that also.
Yes indeed - and gaining ground nearly every single day.
In battleground states where McCain leads, his lead is shrinking.
In battleground states that are borderline, they are moving into Obama's camp
In battleground states where Obama leads, his lead is increasing.

EVERYTHING is (at least at the moment) moving in Obama's direction.

Ken
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Old 09-30-2008, 09:31 AM
 
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And from a right-leaning pollster that skews slightly Republican, no less.
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Old 09-30-2008, 10:47 AM
 
Location: San Diego
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Yes indeed - and gaining ground nearly every single day.
In battleground states where McCain leads, his lead is shrinking.
In battleground states that are borderline, they are moving into Obama's camp
In battleground states where Obama leads, his lead is increasing.

EVERYTHING is (at least at the moment) moving in Obama's direction.

Ken
Jesse Helm's state has flipped toward Obama. Can you believe it?

RealClearPolitics - Electoral Map
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Old 09-30-2008, 11:47 AM
 
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Well good to see Obama at that magic threshold I was hoping for. Now if he can continue to poll at least 49% the rest of the way. McCain needs to hit that 50% threshold and then it will be interesting.
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