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CNN-Poll Shows Surge For O'Donnell in Delaware (Obama's Waterloo?)
CNN ^ | 10-29-10 | By: CNN Ticker Producer Alexander Mooney

Posted on 10/29/2010 10:20:21 AM PDT by tcrlaf

(CNN) - A surprising new Senate poll in Delaware shows Republican Christine O'Donnell may be in striking distance of Democrat Chris Coons.

According to the new survey from Monmouth University, the surprise Republican nominee is only 10 points behind Coons, drawing 41 percent of the vote. In a previous Monmouth poll conducted two weeks ago, O'Donnell trailed by 19 points.

But the latest Monmouth survey differs substantially from two other recent polls, including a Farleigh Dickinson survey released Thursday that showed a 21-point advantage for Coons and a CNN/Time poll released earlier this month that indicated a 19-point lead for Coons.

The latest Monmouth poll surveyed 1,171 voters between October 25-27 and carries a sampling error of plus or minus 3 percentage points.

(Excerpt) Read more at politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Delaware
KEYWORDS: chriscoons; christineodonnell; delaware; obama; odonnell; palin; schadenfreude
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O'Donnell defeating Coons would be the ULTIMATE slap in the face to Obama and the liberal Media!!
1 posted on 10/29/2010 10:20:25 AM PDT by tcrlaf
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To: tcrlaf

karl, quick, knock her down a few pegs before she wins
</sarcasm>


2 posted on 10/29/2010 10:21:56 AM PDT by jjw
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To: tcrlaf

In my opinion, Obama has been concentrating on this race to be able to crow his “Political Effectiveness” in certain races after the election.

If Coons loses this, the Schadenfreude on the left, and in the Major Media, will be a sight to behold!!!


3 posted on 10/29/2010 10:22:13 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Obama White House=Tammany Hall on the National Mall)
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To: tcrlaf

being 10 point down and only 3 days remaining is quite the challenge...but sure hope she can defeat that marxist!


4 posted on 10/29/2010 10:22:48 AM PDT by newfreep (Palin/DeMint 2012 - Bolton: Secy of State)
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To: tcrlaf

Rush stated that Obama is coming back to Delaware to campaign for Coons. He also stated that Coons has backed out of the remainder of the debates.

The difference may turn out to be the likes of Rove etc. dissing Christine.


5 posted on 10/29/2010 10:22:48 AM PDT by Parley Baer
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To: tcrlaf

The sympathy vote because of the smear will be what puts her over.


6 posted on 10/29/2010 10:23:27 AM PDT by Genoa (Put the kettle on!)
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To: tcrlaf

Lets not cluck like chickens before they’re born. Or lets not hatch our chickens after plucking them. Or something like that.


7 posted on 10/29/2010 10:24:18 AM PDT by listenhillary (A very simple fix to our dilemma - We need to reward the makers instead of the takers)
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To: tcrlaf
O'Donnell defeating Coons would be the ULTIMATE slap in the face to Obama and the liberal Media the Republican establishment!!

And if she does win, we had better never, ever, EVER hear the words "but X can't win because he/she is a conservative" again!!!!

8 posted on 10/29/2010 10:24:54 AM PDT by workerbee (We're not scared, Maobama -- we're pissed off!)
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To: tcrlaf

How’re those dirty tricks working out for there, liberals?

Hey Gawker! Thanks!


9 posted on 10/29/2010 10:24:54 AM PDT by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: tcrlaf
This is all going to come down to a matter of turnout and stopping voter fraud.

At this late point in the campaign, there is little else that can be done. I understand that COD is out there meeting and greeting and that is very good, but 10 points down is a huge deficit. Moreover, losing by one vote is as good as losing by thousands.

So...DE....are you listening??? IT'S ALL ABOUT TURNOUT!

10 posted on 10/29/2010 10:25:10 AM PDT by Logic n' Reason (You can roll a turd in powered sugar; that don't make it a jelly donut)
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To: tcrlaf

She will win.


11 posted on 10/29/2010 10:25:24 AM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: jjw

OK Folks,

Remind me again how many points Christine was down against Mike Castle a few days prior to the primaries?

Remind me again how many points Scott Brown was down against Martha Coakley a few days prior to the Massachusetts Senate elections?


12 posted on 10/29/2010 10:25:48 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: tcrlaf

Could somebody PLEASE get Joy Behar to quickly open her yap about Christine? Please!


13 posted on 10/29/2010 10:26:14 AM PDT by Obadiah (I can see November from my house!)
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To: Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!

Go, Christine, GO-!!!


14 posted on 10/29/2010 10:26:50 AM PDT by imjimbo (The constitution SHOULD be our "gun permit")
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To: SeekAndFind

I know that Brown was down 15 points in a Boston Globe poll one week before the election.


15 posted on 10/29/2010 10:26:51 AM PDT by GOPinCa
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To: tcrlaf

Come on Delaware. Don’t allow yourselves to be lackies for the Dummies.

Please elect O”Donnell!

Pretty Please!!!


16 posted on 10/29/2010 10:27:09 AM PDT by Marty62 (marty60)
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To: tcrlaf
Karl Rove's misogynist gay rage will be in full display on Fox News if O'Donnell wins.


17 posted on 10/29/2010 10:27:42 AM PDT by jimbo123
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To: Parley Baer

Christine said last night on Hannity that Coons had cancelled his appearance in the last two Debates. Hey Christine: Put an empty chair there with his name and go ahead and have the debate.


18 posted on 10/29/2010 10:28:01 AM PDT by no dems (DeMINT / PALIN 2012 or PALIN / DeMINT 2012.......Either is fine with me!)
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To: GOPinCa

RE: I know that Brown was down 15 points in a Boston Globe poll one week before the election.


Thanks for the reminder. And yet, he won by a comfortable margin (I believe 52-48). No reason the same can’t happen in Delaware.


19 posted on 10/29/2010 10:28:23 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: tcrlaf
Coons, Frank, and Reid, all going down would intimidate the democrats still in office to the point that they'd be tripping over one another to get in front of a camera and agree with the Republicans. If Boxer went, too, they'd be beating the drum to impeach little Barry and jail his czars.

Well, maybe not, but I can daydream a bit right?

Regards

20 posted on 10/29/2010 10:28:23 AM PDT by Rashputin (Obama is already insane and sequestered on golf courses or vacations so you won't know it)
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To: tcrlaf

I prefer the message it sends to RINOs


21 posted on 10/29/2010 10:28:50 AM PDT by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: tcrlaf

It looks like the Nazi libs on SNL are going to be working overtime this weekend shifting their scorched earth blitzkrieg to destroy O’Donnell into full gear.


22 posted on 10/29/2010 10:29:58 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Just another white boy slurping a Slurpee while riding along in the back of the bus.)
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To: Rashputin; All

Regardless of the outcome, CHRISTINE O’DONNELL did her job, and she DID IT WELL. And she did it it one of the deepest BLUE states in the country.

Castle is gone, a message is delivered, and she has stolen so much air out of the room that Harry Reid will lose to Sharon Angle in Nevada.

She drew the attention of the mostly-Democrat Big Media, the leftist bloggers, and everyone else on the left away from other races.

They were so busy laughing at her, that they stopped paying attention to Sharon Angle.

Saturday Night Live did skits about O’Donnell, not Rand Paul. MSNBC’s biased morons were too busy laughing at O’, to see what was happening until it was too late.

And the MONEY...
Always the money.
She dragged DEMOCRAT money away from countless other races.


23 posted on 10/29/2010 10:30:37 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Obama White House=Tammany Hall on the National Mall)
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To: tcrlaf
O'Donnell defeating Coons would be the ULTIMATE slap in the face to Obama and the liberal Media!!

It would also be a much-needed slap in the face to certain RINOs as well who actually believe that we would be better off with Mike Castle.

I would rather go down in defeat with real conservatives like Christine than to have any pyrrhic victories with an insufferable RINO like Mike Castle.

24 posted on 10/29/2010 10:32:57 AM PDT by SamAdams76 (I am 33 days away from outliving Curly Howard)
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To: tcrlaf

Maybe everyone in DE is fibbing to pollsters that they’re voting Coons so the result come next Wed morning will be shock and awe... I’d fib to a pollster :)


25 posted on 10/29/2010 10:32:57 AM PDT by Keith in Iowa (FR Class of 1998 | TV News is an oxymoron. | MSNBC = Moonbats Spouting Nothing But Crap.)
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To: Logic n' Reason

Yes, all about turnout. I hope it rains. The Rats will head for cover.


26 posted on 10/29/2010 10:33:52 AM PDT by Genoa (Put the kettle on!)
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To: no dems

She’s already though of as quirky and odd. This would actually keep up that image and probably HELP her. Her notoriety ultimately is what is helping her, I think.


27 posted on 10/29/2010 10:34:16 AM PDT by RockinRight (if the choice is between Crazy and Commie, I choose Crazy.)
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To: tcrlaf
They were so busy laughing at her, that they stopped paying attention to Sharon Angle.

They have to seat Coons to do what they intend during the lame duck session.

28 posted on 10/29/2010 10:34:27 AM PDT by Carry_Okie (The environment is too complex and too important to manage by central planning.)
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To: Keith in Iowa

I fib to every pollster.


29 posted on 10/29/2010 10:34:30 AM PDT by Genoa (Put the kettle on!)
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To: newfreep
She's closer than 10 points. Factor in the 3 points republicans are always denied. Factor in the turnout percentage. Factor in the margin of error.

Here is another factor. Hussein is going back to Delaware this weekend. If Coons was really up by 10-17 solid points, would Hussein be wasting his time here? This race is a lot closer than it seems.

Coons has gone into hiding, he hopes to run out the clock. Hussein appearing is a godsend to COD and should be good for 2-3 points in her favor.

30 posted on 10/29/2010 10:35:29 AM PDT by Former Proud Canadian (How do I change my screen name now that we have the most conservative government in the world?)
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To: tcrlaf
On reason the French lost at Waterloo is that they fought in the mud. Is history repeating itself? :)
31 posted on 10/29/2010 10:35:44 AM PDT by matt1234 (The only crisis 0bama can manage is one he intentionally created.)
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To: tcrlaf

From Monmouth’s report on the poll:

O’Donnell has actually pulled into a 49% to 43% lead in the southern part of the state (i.e. Kent and Sussex counties). Two weeks ago, this region of the state was divided at 47% for O’Donnell and 46% for Coons.

The Democrat continues to hold a sizable advantage in New Castle County, but the current 56% to 36% margin is down from the 63% to 33% edge he held earlier this month.

O’Donnell has also made gains among independent voters, now leading Coons 47% to 42% among this voting bloc.

Two weeks ago, she trailed in the independent vote by 51% to 41%. While Coons still has the advantage, it has to be uncomfortable knowing that O’Donnell was able to shave 9 points off his lead in just two weeks.


32 posted on 10/29/2010 10:36:30 AM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: matt1234

*One* reason...


33 posted on 10/29/2010 10:36:40 AM PDT by matt1234 (The only crisis 0bama can manage is one he intentionally created.)
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To: Carry_Okie

Don’t get too excited about the lame duck session. Reid will lose. Do you think the dem senators will follow their lame duck leader in a lame duck session off an electoral cliff? Again?


34 posted on 10/29/2010 10:37:18 AM PDT by Former Proud Canadian (How do I change my screen name now that we have the most conservative government in the world?)
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To: Logic n' Reason
Just checked the weather forecast for Delaware for Election Day. The high is only supposed to be 54, so how many of the old and poor (who generally lean left) will be willing to go out and stand in the cold to cast their vote, or would they prefer to stay at home and watch The View and Oprah?
35 posted on 10/29/2010 10:38:52 AM PDT by Stonewall Jackson (Democrats: "You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villany.")
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To: Genoa
I fib to every pollster.

You and me both!!

I also love to keep them on the phone forever. I had a political hack call me regarding voting for their candidate. I engaged them for over 20 minutes trying to get me to see it their way and to vote for their candidate.

At the end of the 20 minutes (hey, I'd have gone on longer but I had to go to the head), I told them that at long last, I was convinced that their candidate was the best and that they deserved my vote.

However, I told this political hack, there was one small problem. That was...that I had already voted absentee and I voted for the other candidate!!!

They sure sounded put out when I hung up on 'em!!

I love the election season!!!

36 posted on 10/29/2010 10:39:39 AM PDT by Logic n' Reason (You can roll a turd in powered sugar; that don't make it a jelly donut)
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To: newfreep

I doubt she’s down by ten points. If she was, the media wouldn’t be focusing on this race as obsessively as they have. The White House is campaigning for Coons this weekend.


37 posted on 10/29/2010 10:39:49 AM PDT by BigSkyFreeper (In 2012: The Rookie and The Wookie get booted from the White House.)
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To: newfreep

I doubt she’s down by ten points. If she was, the media wouldn’t be focusing on this race as obsessively as they have. The White House is campaigning for Coons this weekend.


38 posted on 10/29/2010 10:40:26 AM PDT by BigSkyFreeper (In 2012: The Rookie and The Wookie get booted from the White House.)
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To: tcrlaf

Yes, and a kick in the face to traitor Rove.


39 posted on 10/29/2010 10:40:46 AM PDT by Gator113 (Beauty will devour the Beast in 2012. Kill "Obamamosque"@ Ground Zero)
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To: Gator113

Rove isn’t a traitor, he’s an establishment type. The establishment fears outsiders like O’Donnell.


40 posted on 10/29/2010 10:41:59 AM PDT by BigSkyFreeper (In 2012: The Rookie and The Wookie get booted from the White House.)
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To: tcrlaf
Good points.

The democrat fascists are one big, angry, frustrated, derangement syndrome always looking for something to go ballistic over. That's how they "actualize" themselves, by screaming about who they hate, and who is stupid, etc., etc. Christine was the perfect sort of person to kick them into overdrive and blind rage.

Regards

41 posted on 10/29/2010 10:42:12 AM PDT by Rashputin (Obama is already insane and sequestered on golf courses or vacations so you won't know it)
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To: no dems
"Put an empty chair there with his name and go ahead and have the debate."

Empty chair, empty suit, either way it would be the most intelligent deabte a Dem ever participated in.....

42 posted on 10/29/2010 10:42:12 AM PDT by sniper63 (I am the leader of the TEA Party, I, myself am the leader of me, myself for I am the TEA Party!)
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To: tcrlaf

They called me a Witch
They called me a Ho
It’s been proven that I am neither.

My opponent however is a Bearded Marxist.

Please vote for me on November 2.


43 posted on 10/29/2010 10:42:16 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Stonewall Jackson
Just checked the weather forecast for Delaware for Election Day. The high is only supposed to be 54, so how many of the old and poor (who generally lean left) will be willing to go out and stand in the cold to cast their vote, or would they prefer to stay at home and watch The View and Oprah?

If the national pollsters are to be believed, it would appear that older Americans are leaning hard right, not left. At any rate...offer to take some old folks to the polling place...anything to increase the legal voters.

It really is all about turnout.

44 posted on 10/29/2010 10:42:27 AM PDT by Logic n' Reason (You can roll a turd in powered sugar; that don't make it a jelly donut)
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To: Former Proud Canadian
Reid will lose. Do you think the dem senators will follow their lame duck leader in a lame duck session off an electoral cliff? Again?

Absolutely. They know that their policies breed the dependency that produces more Democrat votes. So do the RINOs, the only difference is that the latter don't want to pay for it.

45 posted on 10/29/2010 10:43:27 AM PDT by Carry_Okie (The environment is too complex and too important to manage by central planning.)
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To: BigSkyFreeper

Her winning would make my night along with angle. Tea party women. Hhhhoooaaaa!!!!!


46 posted on 10/29/2010 10:44:04 AM PDT by GlockThe Vote
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To: tcrlaf

http://www.delawareonline.com/article/20101029/NEWS02/101029004&theme=ELECTION2010

Delaware politics: Chris Coons leads Christine O’Donnell by 21 points in Senate race

What the heck ?


47 posted on 10/29/2010 10:44:21 AM PDT by UB355 (Slower traffic keep right)
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To: tcrlaf

Please Dearest Lord, let this lady win if it is Your will.


48 posted on 10/29/2010 10:44:50 AM PDT by netmilsmom (Happiness is a choice.)
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To: tcrlaf

Ann Coulter says this is the one race she most hopes to see a surprise Republican victory.


49 posted on 10/29/2010 10:45:14 AM PDT by Dr. Eckleburg ("I don't think they want my respect; I think they want my submission." - Flemming Rose)
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To: All

Down ten according to CNN means she’s within 2%....


50 posted on 10/29/2010 10:45:33 AM PDT by Maverick68
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