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Election 2008: Clinton 50% Gingrich 43%

New York Senator Hillary Clinton (D) and former House Speaker (R) Newt Gingrich both came to national attention in the early 1990s and are two of the most polarizing political figures in the nation. If the two of them succeed in getting their party’s Presidential nomination in 2008, the former First Lady would come out on top. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone poll finds that Clinton would attract 50% of the vote while Gingrich would earn 43%. Those numbers are little changed since our last poll on a Clinton-Gingrich contest. In November, Clinton led 50%-41%. Gingrich also trails Al Gore, another politician who came to fame when Bill Clinton entered the White House with his victory in 1992. Gore holds an 11-point edge over Gingrich, 51% - 40%. That’s a little closer than the 16-point gap found in our December poll.

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