Talking Points Memo has a round-up of the latest polling data, showing Barack Obama‘s lead has slipped, but he still remains ahead of rival John McCain.

“Adding these polls together and weighting them by the square roots of their sample sizes, Obama is ahead 50.2%-44.4%, a lead of 5.8 points, compared to the 50.6%-44.4% Obama lead from yesterday.”

Read the full report here.

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