I know we've all been focusing so much on the polls in the presidential race, and they are tightening...the question is whether they're tightening enough, but we'll see.
But the other thing to keep in mind is how this all effects the future makeup of Congress. With McCain making it a closer race, even if he doesn't win, it's good news for a lot of really close House and Senate races...especially the Senate, given we need to make sure a possible President Obama does NOT have 60 votes and the ability to roll over Republican filibusters...knowing that the filibuster will be about all we have to stop the flood if he wins.
With that in mind, polls that look at the "generic ballot" numbers are instructive, (asking what party will you support for congress...w/out mentioning candidate names). Over the last several months we've seen Republicans at a double-digit deficit in most of them, but that's been changing ever so slowly.
Now comes today's Battleground Poll  which has the GOP only down 4 points, (45-41%).
If that's even close to being true, I don't think the Dems make 60 in the Senate...then we'll just need to spend the next two years beating up on Republican Senators to stay strong. Of course, that's a whole 'nuther subject.