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Gallup: McCain 46%, Obama 46% (+3% !!!)
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Posted on 09/25/2008 10:06:04 AM PDT by Chet 99

Gallup: McCain 46%, Obama 46% (+3% !!!)

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TOPICS: Front Page News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2008polls; electionpresident; mccainpalin
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1 posted on 09/25/2008 10:06:05 AM PDT by Chet 99
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To: Chet 99

Great, great news!!!!


2 posted on 09/25/2008 10:07:39 AM PDT by nobamanada
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To: Chet 99

You beat me to it...lol.

If this were a likely voter poll, it would probably show McCain/Palin +5.


3 posted on 09/25/2008 10:08:36 AM PDT by tatown (How to piss off a liberal: Work hard and be happy!)
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To: Chet 99

Good grief. These polls! @!$^$#%&^%^&$%#%#$%


4 posted on 09/25/2008 10:08:45 AM PDT by CSI007
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To: Chet 99

wow
mccain must have had a huge nite last nite...
or obama had a bad one...

either way this is positive folks


5 posted on 09/25/2008 10:09:36 AM PDT by housedeep
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To: Chet 99

So McCain made up what he’d lost in the past week?


6 posted on 09/25/2008 10:10:00 AM PDT by Senator Goldwater
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To: Chet 99
Obambi keeps losing ground. Hey Natasha, I think you called it too early!

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus

7 posted on 09/25/2008 10:10:00 AM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: CSI007

McCain must have polled huge last night to jump 3


8 posted on 09/25/2008 10:10:00 AM PDT by sunmars
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To: Chet 99

Looks like deciding to return to DC by Mr. McCain worked out all right.

Caught Mr. Obama flat-footed and looking like an opportunist and not a patriot...nor a senator.


9 posted on 09/25/2008 10:10:12 AM PDT by RexBeach ("Americans never quit!" Douglas MacArthur)
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To: Chet 99

Looks like deciding to return to DC by Mr. McCain worked out all right.

Caught Mr. Obama flat-footed and looking like an opportunist and not a patriot...nor a senator.


10 posted on 09/25/2008 10:10:19 AM PDT by RexBeach ("Americans never quit!" Douglas MacArthur)
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To: Chet 99

i feel like i am on a new ride

the Pollercoaster


11 posted on 09/25/2008 10:10:27 AM PDT by housedeep
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To: Chet 99

Looks like deciding to return to DC by Mr. McCain worked out all right.

Caught Mr. Obama flat-footed and looking like an opportunist and not a patriot...nor a senator.


12 posted on 09/25/2008 10:10:26 AM PDT by RexBeach ("Americans never quit!" Douglas MacArthur)
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To: Chet 99

Huh? And just yesterday there were people on FR who were hysterical because Barry was up by 9.
Polls are worthless at this point in time.


13 posted on 09/25/2008 10:10:32 AM PDT by svcw (Great selection of gift baskets: http://baskettastic.com/)
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To: Chet 99

Now let John debate by satelite and make Obama look like the sophomoric kid he is and finish the job!

NO TELEPROMPTER OBAMA...WHAT DOES THAT LOOK LIKE?

Uh oh uh uh Look, you cant make this stuff up, uh you taka breathalizer, no I mean a uh, ok ok, I cant even hear myself think, I havent had enough uh uh sleep.. ok ok look, uh uh.....Bwaaaaaahhahaha


14 posted on 09/25/2008 10:10:35 AM PDT by Texas4ever (SIT DOWN JUNIOR :))
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To: Chet 99

I don’t believe the American people are that fickle that so many would change their minds from day to day.

The differences between Obama/Biden and McCain/Palen could not be more stark.

Something isn’t right about these polls.

I submit that the margin of error may be a lot larger, by factors of two or three or more, than the statisticians say they are.


15 posted on 09/25/2008 10:10:47 AM PDT by Westbrook (Having more children does not divide your love, it multiplies it.)
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To: Chet 99
Never would have guessed it would jump that much. That is encouraging.

Lets hope McCain's decision to suspend his campaign is seen by the American people as the act of patriotism that it truly is, instead of the MSM spin that it is mere political posturing.

16 posted on 09/25/2008 10:11:08 AM PDT by comebacknewt
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To: goldstategop
It's gonna be a McCain landslide after we all kill ourselves!!!

sorry

17 posted on 09/25/2008 10:11:16 AM PDT by impeachedrapist (On Free Republic PBD [political bipolar disorder] rules!)
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To: sunmars

More likely, a very big Obama day dropped off the tracking, and a positive McCain day took it’s place.


18 posted on 09/25/2008 10:11:25 AM PDT by Anitius Severinus Boethius
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To: sunmars
Whatever happened, I smell panic in the Obama camp. His surge is gone and now McCain owns the economy PLUS he has Bill Clinton's silent endorsement!

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus

19 posted on 09/25/2008 10:11:40 AM PDT by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: Chet 99
Gallup says that last night was not a huge night for McCain, rather that he has started to do better over the last several days. Definitely better news than I was expecting in this one to be honest.

A night by night analysis of interviewing results, however, does not suggest that McCain had a dramatically better night against Obama on Wednesday. Instead, the data show that McCain has been doing slightly better for the last three days than he had in the previous week, and with some strong Obama days falling off of the rolling average, the race has moved to its current tied position. This is the first report since Sept. 13-15, in which Obama did not have at least a one percentage point edge.

20 posted on 09/25/2008 10:12:00 AM PDT by bcatwilly (West Virginia is McCain-Palin Country!)
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To: housedeep

not me - i’m Palin Sailin’ ;-)


21 posted on 09/25/2008 10:12:19 AM PDT by Frapster (McCain / Palin 2008!)
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To: Texas4ever

Mccains “flub” on the economy last week is now history and we should start seeing some gains(even with all the polling bias and weekend polling lovefest)


22 posted on 09/25/2008 10:12:30 AM PDT by italianquaker (McCain country first, Odumbo campaign first)
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To: Chet 99

So would one of you poll wonks explain the +3 for Obama in today’s Rasmussen poll? Pretty much all of the other polls are swinging back to McCain. And I happen to trust Rasmussen (and Battleground) more than the rest.


23 posted on 09/25/2008 10:12:49 AM PDT by InterceptPoint
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To: Chet 99

0bama can’t get any traction. Too much Slick I guess...


24 posted on 09/25/2008 10:13:19 AM PDT by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast
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To: Chet 99
Anyone know who stated that "if 0bama isn't up by 10-15 points by election, he cannot be elected"?
25 posted on 09/25/2008 10:13:41 AM PDT by G.Mason (Duty, Honor, Country)
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To: Chet 99

I know it is politics like Obamas that will send us ovrer the edge and dont know why the republicans are not shouting it from the rooftops. And wha tis the matter with Obama he can hardly speak today.


26 posted on 09/25/2008 10:13:49 AM PDT by dalebert
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To: housedeep
the Pollercoaster

Good one!

27 posted on 09/25/2008 10:14:00 AM PDT by HerrBlucher (Hey DU: Shut your festering gobs, you vacuous, toffee-nosed, malodorous perverts!)
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To: Chet 99

If you look at just the national polls released today:

Ras: Obama +3
FD: Obama +4
Gallup: Tie
F&M: McCain +2
Battleground: McCain +1

You end up with Obama only being up 0.8% which is much tighter that the RCP average shows. Furthermore, if the polls were weighted at something closer to historical averages, McCain would almost certainly be ahead by a few points.


28 posted on 09/25/2008 10:14:00 AM PDT by tatown (How to piss off a liberal: Work hard and be happy!)
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To: CSI007
I don't trust the final poll in November, how can I have much faith in these random polls.
29 posted on 09/25/2008 10:14:00 AM PDT by Big Horn (I bac Mac)
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To: Chet 99

I know it is politics like Obamas that will send us ovrer the edge and dont know why the republicans are not shouting it from the rooftops. And wha tis the matter with Obama he can hardly speak today.


30 posted on 09/25/2008 10:14:00 AM PDT by dalebert
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To: goldstategop

Slick Willie’s damning Obama with faint praise and saying semi-good stuff about McPalin is only just starting to set in.


31 posted on 09/25/2008 10:14:00 AM PDT by scottinoc
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To: bcatwilly

Gallup says that last night was not a huge night for McCain, rather that he has started to do better over the last several days. Definitely better news than I was expecting in this one to be honest.

Gallup would say that, they wouldnt want people to think McCains quick action had populairty.


32 posted on 09/25/2008 10:14:00 AM PDT by sunmars
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To: CSI007

HA! I know.

I will take this one though. I have been very depressed that past few days and I just logged in here on my lunch break and this has made my day!

I can’t wait to get this election over with. I hate these polls, but I can’t stay away from them for some sick reason.


33 posted on 09/25/2008 10:14:05 AM PDT by MissyMa
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To: italianquaker

What flub? Bwaaahahaha I crack myself up!!!

sorry, I need a little laughter;)


34 posted on 09/25/2008 10:14:24 AM PDT by Texas4ever (SIT DOWN JUNIOR :))
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To: italianquaker

What flub? Bwaaahahaha I crack myself up!!!

sorry, I need a little laughter;)


35 posted on 09/25/2008 10:14:29 AM PDT by Texas4ever (SIT DOWN JUNIOR :))
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To: impeachedrapist

But where are we on the electorals? got to get back to work, I’ll check in later for an answer!

thanks.


36 posted on 09/25/2008 10:14:42 AM PDT by Dadofmany
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To: Chet 99

All these ups and downs......I’m feeling bi-poller.


37 posted on 09/25/2008 10:14:42 AM PDT by macamadamia (Life is a continuation of war by other means.)
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To: Chet 99

LOL. Looks like the Midnight Ride of John McCain to Washington was successful.


38 posted on 09/25/2008 10:14:42 AM PDT by LS ("Castles made of sand, fall in the sea . . . eventually." (Hendrix))
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To: Chet 99

And I just checked Rasmussen is putting McCain ahead of Obama 49-47 in New Hampshire


39 posted on 09/25/2008 10:14:53 AM PDT by wrhssaxensemble
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To: Chet 99

Obambi got an undeserved bounce when the voters blamed the GOP for the financial meltdown. Now that word is slowly leaking out that the ‘Rats were the primary culprits, Obambi’s bounce has faded. Add in McCain trumping Obambi by returning to the Senate, leaving the manchild twisting in the wind like the clueless whiner he is, and things should start to turn around.

They do need to run more ads linking Obambi to Raines, Johnson, Barney Fruit, Dodd, and Schumer, though. Then go nuke with Jeremiah Wright, William Ayers, Tony Rezko, and the other lowlife cretins hanging around Hussein Obambi.


40 posted on 09/25/2008 10:14:54 AM PDT by puroresu (Enjoy ASIAN CINEMA? See my Freeper page for recommendations (updated!).)
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To: RexBeach
Looks like deciding to return to DC by Mr. McCain worked out all right.

Country first.

41 posted on 09/25/2008 10:15:11 AM PDT by Thane_Banquo (You can put lipstick on a donkey, but it's still just a jackass.)
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To: InterceptPoint

ive noticed that rasmussen lags a bit in big shifts behind Gallup..its very strange.
it took almost a week after gallup to show a convention bumb.


42 posted on 09/25/2008 10:15:27 AM PDT by housedeep
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To: Texas4ever
NO TELEPROMPTER OBAMA...WHAT DOES THAT LOOK LIKE?

Couldn't tell ya.


43 posted on 09/25/2008 10:16:42 AM PDT by The G Man (The NY Times did "great harm to the United States" - President George W. Bush 6/26/06)
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To: impeachedrapist
It's gonna be a McCain landslide after we all kill ourselves!!!

as long as we make sure to vote first... before we kill ourselves!

44 posted on 09/25/2008 10:16:51 AM PDT by latina4dubya (self-proclaimed tequila snob)
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To: housedeep
the Pollercoaster

That sounds like the featured ride at a San Francisco theme park.

45 posted on 09/25/2008 10:16:51 AM PDT by andy58-in-nh (Somewhere in Illinois, a community is missing its organizer.)
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To: goldstategop
How about that Bill Clinton? LOL. He's really throwing Obama under the bus.

BTW, I'm told that if the debates go on, "Hannity's America" will cover debate stuff Sunday night, bumping MY segment from the show. So I hope McCain doesn't debate :)

46 posted on 09/25/2008 10:17:10 AM PDT by LS ("Castles made of sand, fall in the sea . . . eventually." (Hendrix))
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To: Chet 99
Here is the money quote from today's Gallup write-up:

A night by night analysis of interviewing results, however, does not suggest that McCain had a dramatically better night against Obama on Wednesday. Instead, the data show that McCain has been doing slightly better for the last three days than he had in the previous week, and with some strong Obama days falling off of the rolling average, the race has moved to its current tied position.

This pretty much matches my internal calculations. A huge Obama day (Sunday) dropped off today. The last three days were essentially even, except that I have McCain narrowly winning yesterday (offsetting Obama narrowly winning on Tuesday -- I had Monday as even). I admit to having been worried that initial reaction to McCain's announcements yesterday would have been negative. Not any more.

47 posted on 09/25/2008 10:17:35 AM PDT by kesg
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To: Chet 99; CatOwner

I notice the usual poll defeatists have skipped this thread. I wonder why - any idea, CatOwner?


48 posted on 09/25/2008 10:17:42 AM PDT by TonyInOhio ("If you need me, call me." That's real leadership, Barry.)
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To: Chet 99

WoW!


49 posted on 09/25/2008 10:17:44 AM PDT by conservativepoet (The chief aim of order within Christianity is to make room for good things to romp and play.)
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To: RexBeach
Looks like deciding to return to DC by Mr. McCain worked out all right.

That plus the up stockmarket. McCain did right.

50 posted on 09/25/2008 10:17:59 AM PDT by Hattie
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