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Obama has 5-point lead over McCain in US race

Democrat Barack Obama has a steady 5-point national lead over Republican John McCain with six days left in a grueling race for the White House, according to a Reuters/C-SPAN/Zogby poll released on Wednesday.

world Updated: Oct 30, 2008 00:06 IST

Democrat Barack Obama has a steady 5-point national lead over Republican John McCain with six days left in a grueling race for the White House, according to a Reuters/C-SPAN/Zogby poll released on Wednesday.

Obama leads McCain by 49 percent to 44 percent among likely voters in the three-day national tracking poll, inching up from his 4-point advantage on Tuesday. The telephone poll has a margin of error of 2.9 percentage points.