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Time Poll: Obama Better Against McCain Than Clinton

First Posted: 03/28/08 03:45 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 01:25 PM ET

Obama Better In General

Time:

Though the real election is nine months away, Sen. Barack Obama would fare slightly better than Sen. Hillary Clinton in a head to head match-up with Sen. John McCain if the general election were held today, a new TIME poll reveals.

Obama captured 48% of the vote in the theoretical match-up against McCain's 41%, the TIME poll reported, while Clinton and McCain would deadlock at 46% of the vote each. Put another way, McCain looks at the moment to have a narrowly better chance of beating the New York Senator than he does the relative newcomer from Illinois.

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Filed by Will Thomas  |