Thursday, December 14, 2006

New York New York

The latest Washington Post-ABC News poll shows NY Senator Hillary Clinton and former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani are the probable favorites and the front runners for the Democratic and Republican nominations for President in 2008. Clinton's favorables are at 56% and Giuliani's are at 67%. Former VP nominee John Edwards is at 49% and Illinois Senator phenom Barak Obama is at 44%. Read today's story here.

In the "if the Democratic primary were held today in your state" question the results show Clinton with 39%, Obama at 17%, Edwards 12%, Gore 10%, Kerry 7%, Biden and Richardson each at 2%, and Bayh, Clark and Vilsack with 1% each.

The same poll shows Bush's approval at 36% with only 18% strong approval.

70% of the respondents disapprove of the way things are going in Iraq.

70% of the respondents all believe that troops in Iraq should be decreased but not withdrawn immediately.

Read the poll here.

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