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Obama, Clinton, Thompson Enjoy Top Levels of Core Support

Only three of ten leading Presidential candidates can count on base support from at least 25% of voters. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone poll found that 29% would definitely vote for Illinois Senator Barack Obama (D) if he is on the ballot in 2008. Twenty-eight percent (28%) would definitely vote for New York Senator Hillary Clinton (D), and 25% would definitely vote for former Tennessee Senator Fred Thompson (R). All three are in the top tier of their party’s nominating competition as measured by the Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll.

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