Democrats hold a 51 percent to 45 percent edge among likely voters, down from a 14-point margin two weeks ago, according to an ABC News/Washington Post poll. A separate poll by the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press showed a similar decrease in support for Democrats, who now have a 47 percent to 43 percent advantage over Republicans compared with 50 percent to 39 percent two weeks ago. (Elsbai)
This could mean that Democrats nationally will see fewer gains than they originally had hoped for.
In any event, Connecticut is the state to watch. If the Dems don't win any of the three GOP-held seats in our state, there's almost no way they'll take the House.
Elsibai, Nadine. "Democrats Have Narrower Lead in Election, Polls Find." Bloomberg 5 November, 2006.