Campaign Updates and Media Headlines 9/12/08
If you missed yesterday’s post, please give it a read. I was hoping to get some discussion on it.
McCain is predicted, for the first time, to win the electoral college.
Gallup daily: McCain, 48%; Obama 45% (On Politics, USA Today)
The presidential race narrowed by a scant 1 percentage point in the past day, Gallup estimates. Its tracking poll results, released moments ago: Republican presidential nominee John McCain, 48%; Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama, 45%. Yesterday, McCain led 48%-44%.
InsiderAdvantage: More Battleground Polls (Political Wire)
InsiderAdvantage released presidential race polls from several key battleground states.
Colorado: Obama 49%, McCain 46%
Florida: McCain 50%, Obama 42%
Michigan: McCain 45%, Obama 44%
Nevada: McCain 46%, Obama 45%
Ohio: McCain 48%, Obama 47%
Quantifying The Enthusiasm For Sarah Palin (by Marc Ambinder, The Atlantic)
The huge crowds Gov. Sarah Palin attracts are one thing, but enthusiasm about the Alaska governor has produced an outpouring of volunteers for the GOP's get-out-the-vote program. According to a Republican official, countywide, seven to ten times as many new volunteers are signing to help as compared to the same days a month ago.
And all the unfair attacks on her only fire up these people more. Good job, so-called progressives.—Caro
generic dems sinking fast and will Biden go under the bus? (by John: south of Melrose at Liberal Rapture)
What number is more remarkable in the screen shot from today's RCP polls? For today, I am going with the second one...A few short weeks ago the generic DEM lead was 16%. The generic Dem number has been sinking since BHO was anointed. If it continues to sink...hmmm...sure, I'll say it again: Obama is poison. One other note: Is Biden telegraphing the end of his run for VP
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