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The ABC/Washington Post poll has Sen. Obama ahead of McCain, 52-43. A nine point lead in a poll that two weeks ago had them 49-47 McCain. Neat.

* Sarah Palin's unfavorables have increased by 10%

Over the past two weeks, the percentage of independents with favorable views of Palin dropped from 60 percent to 48 percent. Among independent women, the decline was particularly sharp, going from 65 percent to 43 percent. Her favorable rating among whites without college degrees remained largely steady, but among those with college degrees, it dropped nearly 20 percentage points.

* They're even among white women, with a slight lead among white voters for Sen. McCain

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