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Presidential Race Draws Closer

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Rival campaign buttons for Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain. (AP Photo)A new survey from the Pew Research Center this week shows Democrat Barack Obama's eight percent lead over Republican John McCain is now down to three percent. That's a statistical tie.
Analyst Steven Stark is covering the presidential race for the Boston Phoenix and RealClearPolitics.com. He says the close contest shouldn't come as a surprise. 

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