|Obama Narrowly Leads McCain in AP Poll |
An Associated Press-Ipsos poll shows Democrat Barack Obama would narrowly defeat John McCain if the presidential election were being held now. If Hillary Rodham Clinton were the Democratic nominee, she and the Republican front-runner would be about even.
The AP-Ipsos poll, released Monday, is an initial look at voter sentiment since the Super Tuesday contests last week. In the poll, Illinois senator Obama leads McCain 48 percent to 42 percent. New York senator Clinton gets 46 percent to 45 percent for McCain.
The poll shows Obama leads Clinton in the race for the Democratic nomination, 46 percent to 41 percent.
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