Tuesday’s campaign round-up

TUESDAY’S CAMPAIGN ROUND-UP….Today’s installment of campaign-related news items that wouldn’t generate a post of their own, but may be of interest to political observers.

* The RNC is launching an 11th-hour round of robocalls in Georgia. Interesting.

* The final Marist poll shows Obama leading McCain nationally by nine, 52% to 43%.

* In Ohio, SurveyUSA shows Obama leading McCain by two (48% to 46%), while Rasmussen has them tied at 49% each.

* In Florida, SurveyUSA shows Obama leading McCain by three (50% to 47%), while Public Policy Polling has Obama up by two (50% to 48%), and Rasmussen shows McCain up by one (50% to 49%).

* In Pennsylvania, SurveyUSA shows Obama leading McCain by nine (52% to 43%), while Strategic Vision has Obama up by seven (51% to 44%).

* In Colorado, Rasmussen shows Obama leading McCain by four (51% to 47%).

* In Virginia, Rasmussen shows Obama leading McCain by four (51% to 47%).

* In Nevada, Public Policy Polling shows Obama leading McCain by four (51% to 47%).

* In Missouri, SurveyUSA shows Obama and McCain tied at 48% each, while Rasmussen also has them tied, at 49% each.

* In North Carolina, Rasmussen shows McCain leading Obama by one (50% to 49%), while SurveyUSA also has McCain up by one (49% to 48%).

* Last night, Obama briefly chatted with reporters on the back of his campaign plane, acknowledging them for having “shared this process with us.” Before walking away, Obama added, “It will be fun to see how the story ends.”