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Obama seeks landslide but McCain claims momentum
AOL News/AP ^ | 10-31-2008 | MIKE GLOVER and DAVID ESPO

Posted on 10/31/2008 6:40:36 PM PDT by My Favorite Headache

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By MIKE GLOVER and DAVID ESPO

Associated Press Writers

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Despite John McCain's prediction of an upset, Barack Obama reached for a landslide Friday, invading his rival's home state with TV ads and building a lead in early voting in key battlegrounds as the presidential race headed into a hectic final weekend.

McCain charged that Obama, bidding to become the first black president, "began his campaign in the liberal left lane of politics and has never left it. He's more liberal than a senator who calls himself a socialist," he added in Hanoverton, Ohio, a reference to Sen. Bernie Sanders, an independent from Vermont

Privately, McCain's aides said their man trailed Obama by 4 points nationwide in internal polling.

An Associated Press-Yahoo News poll of likely voters put the Democrat ahead, 51 to 43, with a margin of error of plus or minus 3 percentage points.

The same survey gave McCain reason to hope - one in seven voters, 14 percent of the total - said they were undecided or might yet change their minds.

While the race for the White House drew most of the attention, minority Republicans in Congress braced for the loss of more seats in both the House and Senate.

Some said fresh polling in North Carolina suggested that incumbent GOP Elizabeth Dole had fallen further behind since airing an ad that tried to tie Democratic rival Kay Hagan to atheists.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Iowa
KEYWORDS: 2008polls; dewey; ego; ia2008; snob; truman
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To: sarasota

21 posted on 10/31/2008 6:58:24 PM PDT by My Favorite Headache (Forget the 3AM phone call. Obama can not even answer the phone at 3PM.)
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To: My Favorite Headache

He won’t be smiling that smile on 11.5.


22 posted on 10/31/2008 7:00:10 PM PDT by sarasota
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To: DarthVader

Then I guess we are.

I sure have done everything I can to understand how not to be racist and not act like one, but I don’t think it matters to them.

According to them, I’m white (and conservative). Therefore I am a racist.

I’ve had good friends, who are Black, tell me that I can’t possibly ever understand because my skin is not black. Point taken.

Oh well.

I’m really tired of trying. Guess I’ll need to learn how to shoot a gun to protect myself.


23 posted on 10/31/2008 7:00:16 PM PDT by freeagle
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To: My Favorite Headache

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24 posted on 10/31/2008 7:21:30 PM PDT by petercooper (I am a bitter clinger!)
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To: GoSarah

The polls are not counting for the Dems that won’t vote for OBAMA which could be significant in some places.


25 posted on 10/31/2008 9:17:24 PM PDT by PhiKapMom ( BOOMER SOONER -- VOTE FOR McCAIN/PALIN2008! LetsGetThisRight.com)
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To: My Favorite Headache
For President Barack 0bama and his world wide 0bamacon cult, the Upcoming Election is "Just a Mere Formality!".

The polls show that Lord 0bama has won.

So just stop this stupid and outdated technicality of an Election.

0sama/bama is now our FUERHER UBER BAMA, er president of America and the entire world.


26 posted on 11/01/2008 6:25:46 AM PDT by Grampa Dave (Does 0baMa0 have any friends, who are not foriegn or domestic terrorists,or religious terrorists?)
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