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Polls Show Bernie Surges Ahead of Hillary in New Hampshire

2016 Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders

For the first time, Bernie Sanders takes the lead from Hillary Clinton in a political poll. It happened in New Hampshire, a swing state. Still, some suggest that Sander’s surge has peaked. We will see…!

Poll: Bernie Sanders Surges Ahead of Hillary Clinton in NH, 44-37 (Link)

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders has rocketed past longtime front-runner Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire, a stunning turn in a race once considered a lock for the former secretary of state, a new Franklin Pierce University/Boston Herald poll shows. […] Clinton is still viewed overwhelmingly by voters as the likely Democratic nominee, but the results suggest she faces an unexpectedly difficult fight to prevent an embarrassing opening loss in the first-in-the-nation primary. ~ Joe Battenfeld, Boston Herald

New Poll Puts Bernie Sanders Ahead of Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire (Link)

A poll released by Franklin Pierce University and the Boston Herald shows Sanders leading former secretary of state Hillary Clinton by 44% to 37% in New Hampshire among Democratic primary voters. This marks the first time Sanders has taken a lead in any poll. By contrast, in a poll conducted by Franklin Pierce University eight years ago, in September 2007, Clinton led Barack Obama by 36% to 18%. ~ Ben Jacobs,The Guardian

A New Poll out of New Hampshire Has Bernie Sanders Ahead of Hillary Clinton (Link)

The latest survey reflects a surge by Sanders this summer that has turned the Democratic race into more of a contest than almost anyone expected. ~ John Wagner, The Washington Post


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JoAnn Chateau

JoAnn Chateau likes progressive politics and loves the canines. She sometimes writes fiction about Chester (the Alpha Bichon) and his friends -- with a dash of humor and dab of Poli-Sci. JoAnn's views and insights are tinted by her past profession in Counseling, Christian theological studies, and Library and Information Science training. Retired now, JoAnn enjoys the creative life.

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