Land of purple waters?

Minnesota, largely written off by the GOP as hopelessly liberal, now is a dead heat between McCain and Obama, according to a new poll. What makes this poll really interesting is that Star Tribune polls have so favored Democrats in the past that most serious analysts consider them close useless. Quote:
Minnesota has become a battleground in a presidential campaign that has dramatically tightened nationwide.

A new Star Tribune Minnesota Poll shows that the race is now a dead heat between Barack Obama and John McCain, each supported by 45 percent of likely voters in the state

Minnesota, largely written off by the GOP as hopelessly liberal, now is a dead heat between McCain and Obama, according to a new poll. What makes this poll really interesting is that Star Tribune polls have so favored Democrats in the past that most serious analysts consider them close useless. Quote:
Minnesota has become a battleground in a presidential campaign that has dramatically tightened nationwide.

A new Star Tribune Minnesota Poll shows that the race is now a dead heat between Barack Obama and John McCain, each supported by 45 percent of likely voters in the state