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Election 2008: Clinton Edges Out McCain

Hillary Clinton (D) 47% John McCain (R) 46%

New York Senator Hillary Clinton (D) has a one-point edge over Arizona Senator John McCain (R) in the latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey of the race. In April, it’s Clinton 47% McCain 46%. In March, McCain led Clinton 48% to 41%, but the candidates were just one point apart in February. In earlier polling, McCain enjoyed moderate leads over Clinton of four points or so. An earlier release showed that Clinton also moved within one point of the Republican frontrunner Rudy Giuliani. Fifty-five percent (55%) of voters have a favorable opinion of Senator McCain while 39% have an unfavorable view. Those numbers are a bit stronger than Clinton’s ratings (48% favorable, 50% unfavorable).

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