Two polls have just been released in Michigan showing a three point Obama lead. In the world of polling, that means the state is a statistical dead heat when you consider sampling error.
The following table comes from Real Clear Politics.
Big deal? Yes!
This was supposed to be a safe Obama state. Obama was ahead by an average of 10 points over the prior five polls.
Obama was ahead, according to Detroit News, by fourteen points. Now Obama has to play defense in this state, spreading his already thin budget.