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Post-Debate Polling Favors Obama Over McCain

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Two quick polls conducted after last
night's presidential debate score it in favor of Barack Obama.
CNN's national poll of debate watchers found 54 percent saying
they thought the Democrat did the better job, while 30 percent
chose John McCain.
The number of people saying they had a favorable opinion of
McCain remained unchanged from before the debate at 51 percent.
But, Obama's numbers improved on that count, rising four points
after the debate to 64 percent. As for which candidate they found
more likable, respondents chose Obama by a better than 2-1 margin,
65 percent to 28.
Meanwhile, a CBS News/Knowledge Networks poll surveyed
uncommitted voters. Forty percent gave Obama the win, with 26
percent picking McCain and 34 percent calling it a tie.

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