DES MOINES, Iowa (CNN) – Sen. Hillary Clinton picked up the endorsement of Iowa Secretary of State Michael Mauro Wednesday, during a campaign stop in Des Moines on her “Every County Counts” tour.
Mauro said there’s a good field of candidates but told the cheering crowd at the South Side Senior Center that “it’s about who can come in on day one and make this work. Sen. Clinton can come in on day one and make this work.”
Clinton said Mauro’s introduction was very valuable and thanked him for his advice and suggestions. She sits atop a new CNN/Opinion Research poll in Iowa with 30 percent, followed by Sen. Barack Obama at 28 percent and former Sen. John Edwards at 26 percent. The margin of error is plus or minus four percentage points.
– CNN Political Producer Alexander Marquardt