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Fri Jul 24, 2015, 04:22 AM

71. Things do change though...consider Senator Obama in 2007...

Poll: Dems favor Clinton over Obama

By Susan Page, USA TODAY
WASHINGTON New York Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton has significantly widened her lead over Illinois Sen. Barack Obama for the Democratic presidential nomination in the wake of a dispute over handling foreign policy, a USA TODAY/Gallup Poll finds.
The survey, taken Friday through Sunday, puts Clinton at 48% up 8 percentage points from three weeks ago and Obama at 26%, down 2 points. Among Democrats and independents who "lean" Democratic, former North Carolina senator John Edwards is at 12%.

POLL RESULTS: The 2008 race
The 22-point gap between the two leaders is nearly double the margin found in the July 12-15 poll.

"People are seeing her as the one ready to be president," says Mark Penn, Clinton's chief strategist, a perception he says was "accelerated" by the recent debate.

Bill Burton, Obama's spokesman, dismisses the findings. "National polls may go up and down before people actually start voting, but their irrelevance will not," he says.

Among Republicans, the race was stable: Former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani at 33%, former Tennessee senator Fred Thompson at 21%, Arizona Sen. John McCain at 16% and former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney at 8%...


http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/news/politics/election2008/2007-08-06-poll_N.htm

If Sanders grabs hold to the #BLM organization, that could significantly help him poll better with AA's.

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