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Trailing Bernie: Sanders surges again, as Clinton steps up attacks

ew polling in the Democratic Party’s presidential primary shows Sen. Bernie Sanders leading rival Hillary Clinton in both Iowa and New Hampshire, prompting Clinton to step up her attacks. A Quinnipiac poll released Tuesday shows Sanders, the 74-year-old self-described democratic socialist, with a 49 percent to 44 percent edge over the former secretary of state and first lady among likely Democratic caucus-goers. It’s the first time Sanders has had a lead over Clinton in the poll. The same poll on Dec. 15 gave Clinton a 51 percent to 40 percent lead. Continue Reading →

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Trailing Bernie: Sanders takes a lead in Iowa

new Iowa poll has brought more good news to the Bernie Sanders campaign, showing him leading Hillary Clinton for the first time. In the Quinnipiac poll released Thursday, Sanders tallied 41 percent support among likely Democratic caucus-goers. Clinton, the former first lady, secretary of state and New York senator, had 40 percent. The poll marks the first time that Sanders, the 74-year-old Vermont senator, has more support than Clinton in the Hawkeye State. Vice President Joe Biden, who is considering jumping into the Democratic Party primary for president, had 12 percent. Continue Reading →

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