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Poll: Clinton has big edge in advance of 2016 elections
MSN News ^ | December 10, 2013 | Steven Thomma

Posted on 12/11/2013 11:59:05 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

At this early stage for the 2016 presidential campaign, it’s Hillary’s world, and everyone else just lives in it.

Hillary Clinton dominates the potential field of candidates for the Democratic nomination by huge margins, with a more than 5-to-1 advantage over her nearest rival and more than doubling the support of everyone else combined, according to a new McClatchy-Marist Poll. The Republican race is wide open, with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie slightly ahead. And Clinton has an edge or outright lead over any of them.

“It’s Hillary versus the pack for the nomination,” said Lee Miringoff, director of The Marist College Institute for Public Opinion in New York, which conducted the poll.

“There is no strong contender against her,” he said. “She doesn’t want to use the word inevitable, but these numbers are as wide as they can get. She’s jogging around the track by herself.”

The former first lady, senator and secretary of state enjoys lopsided support among Democrats and Democratic-leading independents.....

(Excerpt) Read more at news.msn.com ...


TOPICS: Campaign News; Parties; Polls
KEYWORDS: chrischristie; cruz; hillary; krispykreme; palin; polls; rubio; tedcruz
Believe it?
1 posted on 12/11/2013 11:59:06 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Obama is taking all of the oxygen. He is probably the only Democrat that most people know by name, except for Hillary.

The only chance Hillary has of losing the nomination is if the MSM decides she has to go and reports all of the horrible things she has done and mistakes she has made.

But why would they do that? She's a woman and to do that would be sexist.

Remember when we thought Mitt had no chance of being the Republican nominee? Remember when all of a sudden it wasn't that he had no chance, but that there was a chance someone else, anyone else, would get the nomination? Remember when he got the nomination after all?

That's what's going to happen with Hillary. There will be times when she may look down, or even down and out, but in the end she will be the nominee.

Whether the Republicans will nominate someone who can beat Hillary, and whether enough American's will be able to see through the cloud of lies that the MSM will shower upon the electorate are still open questions.

2 posted on 12/12/2013 12:04:32 AM PST by who_would_fardels_bear
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
P.S.: I really don't want to be around FR if Christie gets the nomination and we have to go through the same rigamarole of:

1. If you support Christie you're not welcome on FR.
2. Anyone but Christie.
3. Well here's a list of good things about Christie.
4. I know he's not that great, but he's better than Hillary.
5. A vote for a third party candidate is a vote for Hillary.
6. Oh gosh! It looks like Christie might actually pull this off!
7. Damn, that bitch Hillary won! Why the heck did those RINOs give us such a crappy candidate to vote for?
8. The Republican Party is dead. We should all leave and form a third party.
etc.

3 posted on 12/12/2013 12:10:25 AM PST by who_would_fardels_bear
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To: who_would_fardels_bear

LOL-You’re right.

But remember, FR is but a drop in the conservative bucket.


4 posted on 12/12/2013 12:14:42 AM PST by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Make her testify UNDER OATH. No more phony fainting spell evasions: subpoena, swear in, testify. What happened at Benghazi?

C’mon Republicans it’s a two-fer. We need to know what happened at Benghazi, AND as bonus you can damage Clinton politically - which is just gravy.

Subpoena her and if she doesn’t comply arrest her.

Get off your a**es and do you job as Congress members - we need to know what happened at Benghazi. Do your job, nevermind being a competent opposition party - which you’re not.


5 posted on 12/12/2013 12:15:44 AM PST by Ray76
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Sort of makes me wish Ted Cruz was a Hispanic female so as to cancel out the first woman president advantage Hillary could get when running against a man.

Perhaps we could just stick a frock on Cruz and run him as the first transgender, conservative republican candidate. lol


6 posted on 12/12/2013 12:16:44 AM PST by Bobalu (White Boy Think A Lot)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

They said the same thing about her in 2007, before a first term senator no one had ever heard of ran circles around her.


7 posted on 12/12/2013 12:24:14 AM PST by Vince Ferrer
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Believe it?

Hugh Hewitt posed that question to Charles Krauthammer recently:

HH: So I ran through all of these candidates – Christie, Kasich, Walker, Jindal, Cruz, Rubio, Thune, Ryan, Paul, and you mentioned Mitch Daniels, and I probably have missed someone. Can any of them beat Hillary?

CK: Every single one can beat Hillary. Hillary’s a paper tiger. Hillary was inevitable in ’08 and what happened to inevitability? I don’t think she’s that, I think she can win, of course. And I think she’ll get the nomination by acclamation for religious reasons.

HH: (laughing)

CK: She’s worshipped by the Democrats. But I don’t think that translates necessarily. The idea that she’s a shoe-in for the presidency I think is just ridiculously wrong. I don’t think she’s a great campaigner. You know, she’s got her strengths, but let me ask you this. You know the hyperbole about her being Secretary of State? Name me one thing she achieved in the four years. One. I’m not asking for Kissinger-China-Middle East, I’m not asking for a Baker, I’m not asking for a George Schultz or a George Marshall. Tell me one thing she achieved in the four years.

HH: No, that, I have posed that question to Politico reporters before, and they can’t come up with anything, because there isn’t anything, Charles.

CK: She traveled a lot.

HH: Yup.

CK: Well, so do I.


8 posted on 12/12/2013 12:26:09 AM PST by cynwoody
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To: who_would_fardels_bear

The Democrats will support Christie to lose to Hillary.

They will help him get nominated. Bank on it.


9 posted on 12/12/2013 12:26:50 AM PST by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: cynwoody

Notice the name that never came up in that conversation? Because I sure did.


10 posted on 12/12/2013 12:31:06 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet ("Of the 4 wars in my lifetime none came about because the US was too strong." Reagan)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

If the Republicans take the Senate in 2014, there should be non-stop Benghazi hearing in congress starting from January 2015.


11 posted on 12/12/2013 12:34:06 AM PST by Cowboy Bob (They are called "Liberals" because the word "parasite" was already taken.)
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To: who_would_fardels_bear
By Spring of next year, much less 2016, having the word “Democrat” after your name should be about as poisonous as having “KKK,” “al Qaeda” or “pedophile” there once tens of millions of more people have their insurance cancelled and see what the exchanges have to offer.
12 posted on 12/12/2013 12:34:36 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet ("Of the 4 wars in my lifetime none came about because the US was too strong." Reagan)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Notice the name that never came up in that conversation? Because I sure did.

The fine lady from AK/AZ?

13 posted on 12/12/2013 12:41:08 AM PST by cynwoody
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To: cynwoody

The same.


14 posted on 12/12/2013 12:41:36 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet ("Of the 4 wars in my lifetime none came about because the US was too strong." Reagan)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Believe it?

I don’t. I believe that HRC has screwed up so badly and so many times that I cannot vote for her.


15 posted on 12/12/2013 12:58:00 AM PST by OldEagle
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

She’s got the edge. She’s got the edge all right, until, some body, anybody, an illegal immigrant, NAMBLA member, from Neptune’s largest moon, Triton, enters the race and then, end up as DMV Regional Coordinator in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.


16 posted on 12/12/2013 1:48:11 AM PST by lbryce (Obama:The Worst is Yet To Come)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

GOP is worthless. Rather than seek to forestall it, I now prefer to hasten the collapse.


17 posted on 12/12/2013 2:43:29 AM PST by oblomov
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Hillary will play the gender card the same way Obama played the race card with the media’s backing. All criticism will be deemed part of a sexist war on women regardless of the merits. That’s her 2016 game plan...and the GOPe will have no clue how to counter it.


18 posted on 12/12/2013 2:44:30 AM PST by peyton randolph (Tagline copyright in violation of Directive 10-289)
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To: who_would_fardels_bear

Re your post 3: right on target. That is exactly what we can expect.

There is no doubt that the RNC will get behind a RINO again and that RINO will get the nomination.

That’s why I cast my last vote last year.


19 posted on 12/12/2013 2:47:08 AM PST by OldPossum ("It's" is the contraction of "it" and "is"; think about ITS implications.)
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To: Bobalu

It is all in the Alynsky posturing. She is not coming out the closet on it, but like all the others she wants to ultimately be declared the ueber advanced race of America. If you reject her now it is merely “racist”. Tomorrow it will be an offence on the higher worshiped female gaia savior of the world.

It is in how they want to be treated that their true fantasies of their selves and their man behind the curtain thug scam art appears implicitly just beneath the surface.

And people still vote for this garbage.


20 posted on 12/12/2013 2:50:10 AM PST by lavaroise
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

But, besides Palin, Lee, Trump, Carson, and many ‘12 candidates for GOP POTUS, who may run again in ‘16, weren’t mentioned, either.


21 posted on 12/12/2013 2:59:20 AM PST by johnthebaptistmoore (The world continues to be stuck in a "all leftist, all of the time" funk. BUNK THE FUNK!)
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To: peyton randolph

The GOPe is now fully invested in the Alinsky fascist closet.

These feminists will want to be treated special like some superior race. They have done nothing but whoring women nd crushed them if they wanted to study or found a family. But the demoralizing hysteria of the whore wants its pride recognition. For years little girls have been bashed on the head with so called women studies. I attended such a class once, and there the hate minute of 1984 was nothing compared. These people are lunatics. Think of an evangelical church, but instead of exalting Jesus you hear screams and curses. Competely nuts.

Communists eventually find out they are not the ueber advanced alien race of evolution the hard way, but before that happen the sheeple keeps working for them and nicely paying their taxes believing their messya, putting up with the “it is racist or sexist or seditionist” if you do not accept what the gang of government is doing to you.

Yep no term limit government career...


22 posted on 12/12/2013 3:01:59 AM PST by lavaroise
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Yes. Look at it this way. Obama, greatest manager and smartest person on the face of this earth, PERSONALLY vetted and chose Plugs as heir to the throne - not once, but TWICE. Yet, Plugs’ name is nowhere to be heard now.

What does that tell you about Obama?


23 posted on 12/12/2013 3:07:43 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: who_would_fardels_bear

That sounds like Free Republic. I thought of that myself, of the fights that will go on here if he winds up with the nomination.


24 posted on 12/12/2013 3:22:46 AM PST by Pinkbell
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Yes, in spite of her lack of accomplishments and her miserable failure in the 2008 campaign. She’ll run on the memory of “Clinton’s economy” and the “peace and prosperity” of the Clinton years, and enough people may fall for it to get her into the White House if our side doesn’t have answers ready.


25 posted on 12/12/2013 3:42:05 AM PST by TwelveOfTwenty (See my home page for some of my answers to the left's talking points.)
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To: TwelveOfTwenty
To mention a recent rant she expounded, “What difference does it make”? If I were her opposition, I would bring that comment up at every opportunity and include the Benghazi “murders” as well. She is up to her bloomers in that mess and should be held accountable. The un-informed voters need to be made aware and if it takes the election process to do it, so be it. She deserves to go down in disgrace.
26 posted on 12/12/2013 3:47:56 AM PST by DaveA37
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To: Ray76

She doesn’t even have to campaign in NY, CA or IL. Those electoral votes are already sewed up regardless of who the Demoncrat nominee is. We can add MA, NJ, VT,RI, PA, ME and CT to that too. Am I missing any?


27 posted on 12/12/2013 4:00:44 AM PST by Catsrus (A)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
By Spring of next year, much less 2016, having the word “Democrat” after your name should be about as poisonous as having “KKK,” “al Qaeda” or “pedophile”

"Democrat" is also equivalent to "lying murdering traitor."

28 posted on 12/12/2013 4:00:53 AM PST by Carl Vehse
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Let’s just cancel the election since the results are already determined.


29 posted on 12/12/2013 4:03:32 AM PST by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
They said the same thing before Obama got into the race the last time!

She just has name recognition.

30 posted on 12/12/2013 4:11:13 AM PST by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

When/if the b$&ch runs she needs to be pounded everywhere with “Benghazi”


31 posted on 12/12/2013 4:19:07 AM PST by Jimmy Valentine (DemocRATS - when they speak, they lie; when they are silent, they are stealing the American Dream)
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To: johnthebaptistmoore

Third party Tea Party candidate if Christlie is the candidate.
Win the presidency with 42% of the vote, 37% to Hillary, 21% to Christlie.

I have run the numbers.


32 posted on 12/12/2013 4:20:42 AM PST by urbanpovertylawcenter (the law and poverty collide in an urban setting and sparks fly)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

She can’t pass the physical.


33 posted on 12/12/2013 5:47:50 AM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
She’s jogging around the track by herself.”

What a strange choice of words. Hillary couldn't jog to the bathroom if she had diarrhea.

34 posted on 12/12/2013 6:25:42 AM PST by billhilly (Has Pelosi read it yet?)
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To: peyton randolph

I would like to see her play the gender card, since her opponent will likely be Sarah H Palin.

May the better woman win.


35 posted on 12/13/2013 12:30:47 PM PST by OldEagle
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To: OldEagle

“I would like to see her play the gender card, since her opponent will likely be Sarah H Palin.”

****

In the land of low information voters, Sarah Palin is no more a woman than Justice Clarence Thomas is black. Reality denied and twisted by Dimwit politicos and the media.


36 posted on 12/13/2013 2:00:40 PM PST by peyton randolph (Tagline copyright in violation of Directive 10-289)
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