One-in-five voters say they know someone who will not vote for Obama because he is black.
Six-in-ten voters see Obama as most likely to win.
Registered voters apply the term "risky" as often to McCain as they do to Obama.
About one-in-four voters are still persuadable.
Why aren't there more women in high elected office? Half the public says Americans simply aren't ready.
About four-in-ten Americans (41%) still rate their personal financial situation as excellent or good.
Many Americans are delaying or cancelling spending, including nearly six-in-ten who have cut back on vacation spending.
Fully 64% of Americans say jobs are difficult to find where they live.
A sizeable plurality (47%) says Obama is the candidate best able to deal with the problems in financial institutions and markets.