— From NBC's Domenico Montanaro
Romney slipped, Giuliani is now within the margin of error for the top spot and McCain has gained ground in the new Granite State poll out tonight, which was conducted by the University of New Hampshire and sponsored by CNN/WMUR.
Romney and Giuliani are in a statistical dead heat in the Granite State. Romney got 25% to Giuliani's 24%. McCain got a 5-point bump to 18% and Fred Thompson is at 13%. The margin of error for the poll is plus or minus 5%. Notably only 13% of voters say they have definitely made up their minds.
Romney's support dropped 10 percentage points since last month when he held a 14-point lead. Fred Thompson apparently was not helped by missing this month's New Hampsire GOP debate, as 29% of likely voters said they are less likely to vote for him because of that decision.