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ROUND 1 2 3 4 ISSUE Economy Momentum Image Tactics ACTION Hopeful Democrats ask, Can the latest Wall Street drama--and pervasive economic worry--carry their candidate straight into the White House? Perhaps, if Barack Obama conveys a clear plan and is seen to empathize with an anxious nation. In the end, though, the issue is such an albatross for the incumbent party that Obama may not need to improve his pitch to win. Republicans continue to ride the Sarah Palin wave (amplified by a certain brouhaha involving a farm animal...

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