While a new poll has good news for Barack ObamaBarack ObamaRyan: Trump's Taiwan call 'much ado about nothing' The story of America: From freedom to fear Where's the outrage over Obama's fake news peddling? MORE, the Democrat will have to do well among independents if he wants to win in November, bloggers write. Another poll shows that John McCainJohn McCainGOP reps to Obama: No pardon for Bergdahl Free speech is a right, not a political weapon The trouble with Rex Tillerson   MORE may be correct to call for more offshore oil drilling, conservative bloggers note. And a new, less hawkish pro-Israel group makes its first endorsements, liberal bloggers write.

The ABC/Washington Post survey shows Obama ahead of McCain, 48 percent to 42 percent. Obama