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Number of White People Supporting Obama is a Surprise

November 3, 2008

crowd-obama-rally-colorado.jpgIf Tuesday’s election were confined to white America, polls show, Senator Barack Obama would lose. And yet Mr. Obama’s strength across racial lines lies at the heart of his lead in the polls over Senator John McCain heading into Election Day. Remarkably, Mr. Obama, the first black major party presidential nominee, trails among whites by less than Democratic nominees normally do.

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