Here are three headlines today, all purporting to have taken the political temperature of the nation’s swing states. NPR: McCain Advancing In Swing States Sacramento Bee: Obama leads McCain slightly in swing states TopNews: Who is in the lead in Swing States?\
Update 4:47 p.m. – NPR has shifted its story to “Why NPR And ABC Presidential Polls Contradict” and changed the original headline to “NPR Poll: Obama, McCain Even In Swing States.”
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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