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Gallup: Obama Up By 4

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He gained one since yesterday, as both Gallup and Rasmussen show Obama opening up a small lead in recent days.

The details…:

McCain’s percentage of the vote has been remarkably steady of late, varying only two percentage points, between 42% and 44%, for over two weeks. In fact, McCain has received precisely 43% of the vote in each of the last four Gallup tracking reports. Obama’s percentage of the vote has varied slightly more, but has generally been at 46%, 47%, or 48% for weeks. A focus on the “gap” between the two candidates can overemphasize change, but even the more volatile trend in the margin doesn’t reflect much change in the nature of the race.

More tomorrow…