McCain, Obama Statistically Tied in Latest Gallup Poll

By Melanie Hunter-Omar | September 15, 2008 | 12:32 PM EDT

When it comes to the first movies they watched as kids, both candidates got verklempt by the story lines. McCain said Disney's "Bambi" brought him to tears, while the wildlife film "Born Free" caused Obama to choke up.

(CNSNews.com) – The latest Gallup poll shows GOP presidential candidate John McCain and Democratic presidential candidate in a statistical tie.
 
In poll results released Sunday, McCain led Obama by two points - 47 percent to 45 percent - within the margin of error.
 
McCain recently lead Obama by as many as five points, and Obama had the largest lead between the two at nine points, but neither candidate has been able to hold onto a sizeable lead, Gallup found.
 
The poll results are based on interviews of 2,787 registered voters nationwide between Sept.  11 and 13 and had a margin of error of plus or minus two percentage points.