John McCain is advancing on Barack Obama in New York, that bastion of Democrat blue states. The New York Post reports:
The Arizona senator trails Obama 46 percent to 41 percent, slashing his deficit from June, when he trailed 51-33. Last month, McCain lagged 47-39.John McCain gained the most support from women and Jewish voters in this poll.
"These numbers indicate that at the moment, seven weeks out, New York is in play," Siena Research Institute spokesman Steven Greenberg said. "If New York's in play in a presidential election, that is never good news for the Democrats."