December 20th, 2007
02:01 PM ET
3 years ago

Race to '08 audio podcast: Iowa a dead heat for top Dems

Listen to Thursday's Race to '08 audio podcast.

(CNN) - Sens. Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama and former senator John Edwards are in a virtual three-way tie in Iowa, according to a CNN/Opinion Research Corporation poll released Thursday.

In this Race to '08 podcast, CNN Radio's Bob Constantini speaks with CNN Correspondent Jessica Yellin who is in Iowa covering the Democratic presidential primary race.

Listen to Yellin discuss the new CNN poll, the issue of leadership style among the Democratic White House hopefuls, and what the Democrats are doing to draw distinctions between themselves and their rivals for their party's nomination.

Related video: For Dems, a matter of style

– CNN Associate Producer Martina Stewart

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  1. Eric, NY, NY

    It's amazing that when Hillary is up by just a few points in Iowa it is talked about as a "dead heat" but when it is Obama or Edwards the stories are all grim from the media for the Clinton team. It would be nice to have the same spin based on the same polling numbers.

    December 20, 2007 03:43 pm at 3:43 pm |
  2. Wi8lly, Chesapeake, VA

    Mrs. Bill Clinton wants you to refer to her as Hillary so you can warm up to her and hide the fact she’s a Senator from New York that has no proven record. Senator Clinton is the candidate not Hillary from the Bill Clinton era. Remember that!

    December 20, 2007 09:36 pm at 9:36 pm |
  3. Ajay Jain

    I think Eric raises a valid point as I have been following CNN TV and very closely in this election cycle:

    Eric says: "It's amazing that when Hillary is up by just a few points in Iowa it is talked about as a "DEAD HEAT" but when it is Obama or Edwards the stories are all grim from the media for the Clinton team.

    It would be nice to have the same SPIN based on the same polling numbers."

    Does the media in general or CNN in particular has a anti-Hillary bias? Just a tought.

    FOX does not have a copyright on the phrase "Fair and Balanced" Does it?

    Go Hillary44 08!

    December 21, 2007 01:07 am at 1:07 am |
  4. Beth & Jeff Chicago, IL - HILLARY IN 2008


    She's the only one who can "roll up her sleeves and clean up the mess" left by the GOP - NOT dreamer boy!!

    Or vote Biden or Richardson b/c God save our country if the newbie gets elected – who isn't even wise enough to realize what he DOESN'T KNOW yet; let alone play pin-the-tail-on-the-donkey in the Oval Office –> He clearly could have waited until 2012 or 2016. He's only 47, but he's such a baby that he's demanding to be King now :( Sadly the great Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Senator Obama is certainly NOT!! AND Oprah should stick with her own life and hawking her Book Club (which she can't even get right all the time either).

    Senator Obama wants to raise the minimum age to receive maximum Social Security benefits! How much longer will our parents and elders have to wait to retire? And how much longer will we have to wait for our turn?

    NO MORE having to explain to our children – why it's (NOT) OKAY for the President Of Our Nation to do drugs!!! It's time to take back our country and make America proud again.

    JUST SAY NO – TO OBAMA IN '08 :(

    December 21, 2007 02:22 am at 2:22 am |
  5. Ajay Jain

    Your title says "Race to '08 audio podcast: Iowa a dead heat for top Dems". Would it not be fair to the leading candidate Hillary to say STATISTICAL dead heat? Just a thought for FAIR and Balanced reporting.

    People, pollsters, pundits give undue importance to the Iowa caucus. Isn’t it time to break the back of this myth of Iowa’s importance? They haven’t picked a winner since 1976. And Clinton and Kerry won the democratic nominations without winning in Iowa. Enough with the rural pandering.

    What has happened to Analysis at CNN. Can somebody tell the public that the 2008 primary season / cycle is DIFFERENT from yesteryears! We are talking January 3rd caucusing next to the New Year. Then New Hampshire then South Carolina THEN:

    SUPER DUPER TUESDAY. Its going to be different this time. The early states voters may as well stay warm at home. Super Tuesday will decide the nominee. That needs money and organisation which the fringe candidates do not have!

    I still am betting on the come-back-kid McCain now that DIRTY TRICKS Dubya and Karl Rove is no more!!!!

    Go Hillary44 08!

    December 23, 2007 07:34 pm at 7:34 pm |
  6. Rose

    yes i mean only podcast can control the music of any home theater so try podcast hosting on

    January 10, 2008 06:57 am at 6:57 am |

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