Poll finds Akin with lead over McCaskill, outside margin of error

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Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) leads Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) in his bid for the Senate by a slim margin, according to a new poll.

Wenzel Strategies, a Republican leaning pollster, found Akin leading McCaskill 49 to 45 percent with 7 percent undecided.


The survey’s sample was 38 percent Democrats, 37 percent Republicans and 25 percent independent voters.

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