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2008 Democratic Primary: Obama Within Two Points of Clinton

The race for the Democratic Presidential nomination is getting closer and Illinois Senator Barack Obama has pulled to within two points of the frontrunner, New York Senator Hillary Clinton. At the same time, a huge gender gap has arisen within the Democratic Party. The latest Rasmussen Reports’ national poll shows Clinton with 32% support, Obama at 30%, and former Illinois Senator John Edwards steady in third place with 16%. No other Democrat tops 2%. Last week, Clinton had a five-point lead. Two weeks ago, it was Clinton by seven, and our last release in March found Clinton enjoying a double digit lead .

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