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CNN 2016 Poll: Clinton favored for
Democrats; no clear GOP leader

CNN, by Paul Steinhauser

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Posted By:Desert Fox, 9/16/2013 6:25:29 AM

Washington -- A new national poll in the battle for the 2016 Democratic and Republican presidential nominations indicates what you would expect: Hillary Clinton is the overwhelming Democratic frontrunner, and there´s no real leader among the possible GOP White House hopefuls. But if you get beyond the obvious, the CNN/ORC International survey released Monday becomes more revealing. It showed 65% of Democrats and independents who lean toward that party say they would likely back Clinton as their presidential nominee. Vice President Joe Biden comes in a distant second, at 10%, with freshman Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts at 7%, New York Gov.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: MMC, 9/16/2013 6:32:04 AM     (No. 9522567)

Dang depressing.... Sheeple.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: fleetusa, 9/16/2013 6:33:09 AM     (No. 9522568)

Who is surprised?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: John c, 9/16/2013 6:44:47 AM     (No. 9522576)

Air head Warren, claimed inspiration of occupy wall street, what a surprise.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Judith, 9/16/2013 6:50:24 AM     (No. 9522580)

If the gop performs the way they have in the last two potus´ elections, they will have to nominate an old, drunken, scandal-ridden, failed-in-everything-she´s done, useful-tool- for-powerful men, woman. Any names jump to mind?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: antiquegolf, 9/16/2013 6:57:16 AM     (No. 9522589)

With the help of the corrupt media, hillary "positioned" herself as a moderate. It is maddening that her phony centrist reputation was swallowed by the gullible public. The truth is, piaps is worse than zer0.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: StormCnter, 9/16/2013 7:09:50 AM     (No. 9522599)

I think we should keep in mind that Hillary Clinton is the only name familiar to Dem voters in or out of a poll. They have no credible alternatives to consider, at least not yet. And, I remain a skeptic that Clinton will run. The Republicans have a wide stable with many attractive possibilities. Any one of ours would be great.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: LAW428, 9/16/2013 7:23:36 AM     (No. 9522610)

Isn´t this just a little early? A lot can happen between now and 2016.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: spahrkl, 9/16/2013 8:22:59 AM     (No. 9522666)

and remember her pushing this hideous health care plan when her faithful, loyal husband was cavorting in the house that is white.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: BuckeyeRon, 9/16/2013 8:53:40 AM     (No. 9522705)

#6 is so correct...PIAPS was leading the presidential pack (which included John Kerry and Al Gore) in 2006 as she was running for re-election to Senate in 2006...elsewhere, a no-named Illinois state senator was running for the US Senate against, wait for it, Alan Keyes of MD. Here´s what CNN was reporting in June of 2006:

Poll: Clinton gets high ´no´ vote for 2008

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Reply 10 - Posted by: nimby, 9/16/2013 9:13:31 AM     (No. 9522732)

The woman who "heard nothing, saw nothing" and was nowhere to be seen during the "Benghazi massacre"?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: smcchk, 9/16/2013 9:52:25 AM     (No. 9522814)

I hope an ad agency is working on "What difference does it make?" ads right now for the GOP.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Moritz55, 9/16/2013 10:09:48 AM     (No. 9522846)

Hillary was in the same position in 2008.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: steelbreeze, 9/16/2013 10:11:43 AM     (No. 9522850)

RNC should be bringing up every scandal the PIAPS has ever been involved in and keep bringing them up until even the dumbest American can understand what this commie loving one worlder would do to America

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Reply 14 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 9/16/2013 10:31:51 AM     (No. 9522881)

This far out from 2016 the propaganda media has to start preparing for scandal management and how to convince blacks (for their turn out vote) that she is a black woman (African American).
This is like Elizabeth Warren being an Indian ( Native American).

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Reply 15 - Posted by: An Afternoon Walk, 9/16/2013 11:05:44 AM     (No. 9522939)

You mean the Left hasn´t yet informed Brooks, Rubin, Noonan, et al., which Republican candidate they would be least offended by?

Don´t worry, there will be a clear answer from the Left soon! I don´t think I´ll be taking the Left´s advice, nor the advice from their like minded GOP groupies.

Underestimating the mercenary Hillary and the Left (she managed to snag NY Senator, Secretary of State and a likely deal to be the nominee in ´16, not too shabby, all for being married to the toad Bill Clinton) and overestimating the David Brooks´ flavored GOP stable of donkeys pretending to be stallions is not sage advice.

No thanks.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Susannah, 9/16/2013 11:14:46 AM     (No. 9522952)

I made this prediction last August, and I´ll make it again: The Democratic ticket in 2016 will be Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Pluperfect, 9/16/2013 11:26:27 AM     (No. 9522973)

Oh, I´m with you, #15. Let´s just rule out all the ones with an R behind the name and crown Hillary tonight. That´s such a productive and inspiring idea. Why do we bother with honorable people putting their names forward, primaries, voting booths and that silly stuff when we could just listen to you?

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Reply 18 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 9/16/2013 11:34:34 AM     (No. 9522998)

@#11: No, the GOP can only attack white men. Women and minorities are off limits. Ask McCain. He`ll tell you.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Aria, 9/16/2013 12:08:14 PM     (No. 9523040)

#18 WRONG. The GOP feels most free to attack women who are to the right of RINO i.e. Sarah Palin and Michelle Bachmann.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: An Afternoon Walk, 9/16/2013 12:08:41 PM     (No. 9523044)

I do not trust you or your buddies.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Pluperfect, 9/16/2013 12:31:21 PM     (No. 9523067)

Then I guess we do share something after all, a mutual disdain.

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