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When President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney square off in their first debate Wednesday, college students across the country will pilot test a new smartphone application that promises to make live polling possible for the first time on a large scale.
The presidential debates offer viewers a lot of substance about the issues of the campaign -- but postdebate media coverage can undermine the value they have for voters, a new study suggests.
Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Barack Obama leads Republican John McCain 51 percent to 40 percent in a poll released Thursday. The New York Times/CBS poll also indicated that 59 percent of voters do not believe Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is qualified to be vice president.
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