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Obama will Lead Gallup Today By 8 points, The Tide Continues To Roll In

At 10:45 am on MSNBC Gallup announced that when their poll is released today Sen. Obama will be up 8 points in  part to debate response.
Just to recap.
Sunday Polls
Gallup – Obama +8
R2000/Kos- Obama +7
http://www.dailykos.com/...
Rasmussen- Obama + 6
http://www.rasmussenreports.com/...

Debate Polls Below;

As you review the above polls

USAToday- Obama +12
http://www.usatoday.com/...

CBS- Poll- Obama +15
http://www.cbsnews.com/...

CNN Poll – Obama +13
http://www.cnn.com/...

Media Curves Focus Group  (Independents) – Obama +21
http://mediacurves.com/

CNN Focus Group Internals
Initial Polls Show Obama Winning The Debate
By Greg Sargent and Eric Kleefeld - September 27, 2008, 12:21AM
Okay, we thought that McCain had a slight upper hand tonight (though we also said it wasn't a game changer, which is basically another way of saying that McCain didn't do what he had to). But the initial polls suggest that viewers give the nod to Obama in a big way.
Here's the CNN poll, conducted among debate-watchers:
Regardless of which candidate you happen to support, who do you think did the best job in the debate -- Barack Obama or John McCain?
Obama 51%
McCain 38%
Did _____ do a better or worse job than you expected?
Obama: Better 57%, Worse 20%, Same 23%
McCain: Better 60%, Worse 20%, Same 18%
Next, regardless of which presidential candidate you support, please tell me if you think Barack Obama or John McCain would better handle each of the following issues:
• The war in Iraq: Obama 52%, McCain 47%
• Terrorism: McCain 49%, Obama 45%
• The economy: Obama 58%, McCain 37%
• The current financial crisis: Obama 54%, McCain 36%
Thinking about the following characteristics and qualities, please say whether you think each one better described Barack Obama or John McCain during tonight's debate:
• Was more intelligent: Obama 55%, McCain 30%
• Expressed his views more clearly: Obama 53%, McCain 36%
• Spent more time attacking his opponent: McCain 60%, Obama 23%
• Was more sincere and authentic: Obama 46%, McCain 38%
• Seemed to be the stronger leader: Obama 49%, McCain 43%
• Was more likeable: Obama 61%, McCain 26%
• Was more in touch with the needs and problems of people like you: Obama 62%, McCain 32%
Based on what _____ said and did in tonight's debate, do you think he would be able to handle the job of president if he is elected?
Obama 69%-29%
McCain 68%-30%

Originally posted to Engaged Voter on Sun Sep 28, 2008 at 08:10 AM PDT.

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