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McCain Ahead of Obama in Texas; 23 Percent Believe Obama is Muslim, Poll Shows

John McCain leads Barack Obama by a 51 to 40 percent margin among registered voters in Texas, with 8 percent still undecided, according to a statewide poll conducted by the Texas Politics Project and Department of Government at The University of Texas at Austin. The poll surveyed 550 registered voters in Texas Oct. 15-22, and…   » Continue Reading

National Science Foundation Awards Political Scientists $490,000 Grant to Research African-American Issues in Presidential Election

The National Science Foundation has awarded two political scientists at The University of Texas at Austin a $490,000 grant to study African-American political opinions and behavior in the 2008 presidential election.