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Obama Landslide? Poll Says Obama Leads McCain by 14 Points

October 14, 2008

With one day to go before the last “debate” between Barack Obama and John McCain and three weeks before election day, one poll says Obama will win by a landslide….
 

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama leads his Republican rival John McCain by 14 percentage points, with three weeks to go until the U.S. election, a CBS News/New York Times poll showed on Tuesday.

Obama had 53 percent support to McCain’s 39 percent in the national opinion poll, CBS News said. Obama’s lead was 3 points higher than in the previous poll on October 6.

(Reporting by John O’Callaghan; Editing by Peter Cooney)
Barack Obama and John McCain at their second presidential debate ... 
Barack Obama and John McCain at their second presidential debate on October 7 in Nashville, Tennessee. The race for the White House has tightened slightly, with Obama’s lead over McCain narrowing to seven percentage points at the end of the past week, according to a Gallup tracking poll.(AFP/File/Paul J. Richards)

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