87% of registered voters now say the economy will be "very important" to their vote compared with a still high 72% of who say terrorism is a top issue for them.
The increase in Hispanic students in the nation's public schools accounts for 60% of the total growth in public school enrollment from 1990 to 2006.
Overwhelming margins see men as better able to hand national security issues.
Energy policy is a very important issue for 77% of voters.
Fully 58% of Obama backers say they support Obama strongly; by comparison 39% of McCain’s backers describe themselves as strong supporters.