ABC News/WaPo: Obama +9
New ABC News/Washington Post poll shows a significant bump for Barack Obama. Among net leaned likely voters, Obama turned a two point deficit two weeks ago into a nine point advantage:
Obama 52 (+5)
McCain 43 (-6)
Undecided 3 (nc)
Obama leads by 2.8% in the RCP National Average.
Notables from the poll: The economy jumped another 13 points in the last two weeks to reach the 50% mark as the most important issue for voters. On that issue, Obama leads McCain by 14% as the candidate voters trust more to handle the economy, 53-39. Obama also leads by 13%, 51-38, on who voters trust more on "fixing the problems with major financial institutions."