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Convention give Obama a bounce in polls listen

09/02/08 Mitch E. Perry
WMNF Drive-Time News Tuesday
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The Democratic National Convention has given Barack Obama a bounce in his race against John McCain.

A USA Today/Gallup poll conducted over the weekend shows Obama up by a margin of 50 percent to 43 percent over McCain. The survey also showed that McCain's advantage in handling terrorism was dramatically reduced, and his "unfavorable" rating ticked up to its highest level this year.

Asked if the candidate "shares your values," Obama holds a 13 percent advantage over McCain. That’s a...

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Poll shows Obama up in Florida

06/18/08 Mitch E. Perry
WMNF Drive-Time News Wednesday
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New polling numbers indicate that Barack Obama has received a "bounce" from his ascendency to becoming the presumptive nominee for the Democratic Party for president.

Three new polls conducted by Quinnipiac University show Obama leading for the first time in the three key battleground states, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Florida.

Quinnipiac shows Obama leading McCain 47 to 43 percent.

The Ohio poll shows Obama leading McCain 48 to 42 percent, and in Pennyslvania, another state considered...

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