Economy slides most since 2001 recession
Bad economic news though is apparently helping presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama. Most polls show him pulling ahead substantially over his rival Sen. John McCain. Polling this close to election day tends to be much more accurate than earlier surveys.
Republicans across the board are hurting from the declining economy. The Democrats look poised for their second straight election in which they make significant gains in Congress, an unusual phenomenon.
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