Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama opens the U.S. general election campaign with a narrow lead over Republican John McCain.
Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama opens the general election campaign with a narrow lead over Republican John McCain but the two score near even among independent voters, The Washington Post reported on Tuesday.
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