Politics & Government

October 21, 2008

Obama's lead widens in latest Ipsos/McClatchy poll

Entering the homestretch, Barack Obama leads John McCain by 50 to 42 percent and appears to be gaining strength on key issues despite a barrage of criticism from his rival. The first Ipsos-McClatchy poll taken since last week's third and final debate offered several signs of growing strength for Obama and troubling weaknesses for McCain.

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