Conflicting National Polls Roil Race

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From USA Today/Gallup: Clinton 51, Obama 44. Two weeks ago, Obama led by 10.

In February, Obama was seen as the stronger candidate against McCain by Dems and Democratic leaners by 33 points. Clinton is now seen as the stronger candidate by 5 points.

Dates conducted: May 1-3. Error margin: 5 points. Read more here.

From CBS/NY Times: Obama 50, Clinton 38

Obama’s margin has grown four points since last week. Most respondents also said the Rev. Wright issue has not hurt their opinion of Obama

Among all voters: Obama 51, McCain 40; Clinton 53, McCain 41

Dates conducted: May 1-3. Error margin: 4-6 points. For more on the poll, click here and click here.

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