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Biden Trails McCain and Giuliani by Double Digits

Wednesday, January 10, 2007

Senator Joe Biden (D) announced earlier this week that he intends to run for President in 2008. The veteran lawmaker trails two leading Republican candidates in the first Rasmussen Reports poll involving Biden. Senator John McCain (R) leads Biden 48% to 36% while former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani (R) holds an even bigger advantage, 54% to 35%.

Biden is viewed favorably by 35% of Americans and unfavorably by 38%. Twenty-seven percent (27%) don’t know enough to have an opinion on the subject. Giuliani is far and away the most popular of all 2008 contenders. His current numbers are 69% favorable and 24% unfavorable.

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