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Hillary Meter

Senator's Numbers Still Down

A month ago, Senator Hillary Clinton’s numbers were bouncing back. But the most recent Hillary Meter poll by Rasmussen Reports confirms that the bounce has faded. Today, 38% of Americans say that they would definitely vote against the former First Lady if she were the democratic nominee for President in 2008. Meanwhile 27% would definitely vote for her (seen trends).

Rasmussen Reports began conducting the Hillary Meter surveys every other week in early 2005. At the time, the Senator was making a concerted effort to develop a more moderate political image for herself. In January of 2005, 51% of Americans viewed New York’s junior Senator as politically liberal. That number dropped quickly to the 45% range by mid-year. Since then, however, the number viewing Clinton as politically liberal has remained quite stable.

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