While a new poll has good news for Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaGOP rep: North Korea wants Iran-type nuclear deal Dems fear lasting damage from Clinton-Sanders fight Iran's president warns US will pay 'high cost' if Trump ditches nuclear deal 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 Sidney McCainSenate's defense authorization would set cyber doctrine Senate Dems hold floor talk-a-thon against latest ObamaCare repeal bill Overnight Defense: Senate passes 0B defense bill | 3,000 US troops heading to Afghanistan | Two more Navy officials fired over ship collisions 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