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October 28, 2008 4:37 PM

Poll: McCain has cut into Obama's edge on jobs, economy

"Joe the Plumber" may be paying off for John McCain. The Arizona senator scored sharp gains on the pivotal issue of jobs and the economy in the past week, helping him gain a bit on front-runner Barack Obama and narrow the presidential race as it heads into the final week, according to an Ipsos/McClatchy Poll released Tuesday.

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