As The Campaign Goes On ...

The Clintons lose ground or stagnate; Obama slowly gains. Chuck Todd:

Obama has improved on eight of 10 attributes, including the commander-in-chief question (he trails Clinton here by just five points among Democrats). Clinton, on the other hand, has stagnated on nine out of 10 attributes and has dropped in the other: being likeable. Overall, Clinton leads Obama in the Dem horserace, 47%-43%, the closest it has ever been in the poll...

Bill Clinton's legacy has taken a real hit in the last year. In March 2007, his fav/unfav was 49%-35%. Now it's a net negative: 42%-45%. His numbers have gradually gotten worse as the campaign has gone on. In November, it was 47%-40%; in January, it was 44%-41%, and now it's 42%-45%. The reason? His support among African Americans and Obama voters has greatly eroded. ...

The percentage of respondents who correctly identified Obama as a Christian increased from 18% to 37%. But those identifying him as a Muslim also increased five points (from 8% to 13%).

How does Clinton hope to beat McCain without a strong turnout of black voters? Just asking ...