DNC: Opening night reaction

Michelle Obama, IMHO, seemed a tad edgy at the outset of her address, but she rallied and brought it home, coming across as quite likeable. And it was hard not to be impressed by the force of will propelling Ted Kennedy. The media commentary on both speech appears generally positive.

Meanwhile, a Quinnipiac poll (h/t Halperin) shows that voters in the battleground states of Florida, Pennsylvania, and Ohio want to elect a Democrat, but that the leader of the race varies among those states.

Florida: McCain 47, Obama 43

Read more on what Florida voters think here.

Ohio: Obama 44, McCain 43

Read more on what Ohio voters think here.

Pennsylvania: Obama 49, McCain 42

Read more on what Pennsylvania voters think here.

Conducted Aug. 17-24; Margins of error: 2.8 to 3 points

So this thing basically remains up for grabs.

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