The Route to Victory in the Electoral College

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The Obama-Biden ticket got a bounce in the polls after the Democratic convention and the McCain-Palin ticket got a bigger bounce after the Republican convention. What are the polls telling us? Are voters really changing their minds from week to week or even speech to speech? With the candidates running a virtual tie in the national polls, what are state polls telling them about the route to victory in the Electoral College? Also, President Bush will keep troop levels steady in Iraq through remainder of his term, and Tom Brady, the leader of New England's Superbowl dream team is sidelined for the season. Lawrence O'Donnell guest hosts.