November 12th, 2007
08:40 PM ET
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Clinton stalls, Romney steady

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  1. aj huntington ny

    Clinton stalls -

    people that meet her in person are no longer enamored

    November 12, 2007 10:03 pm at 10:03 pm |
  2. cicilia,Derry,NH

    are they the only two in the campaign trail....Look down what Romney"who is steady" got today from a conservative christian.Thank you

    November 12, 2007 10:22 pm at 10:22 pm |
  3. a.thomas, ny, ny

    The demise of Hillary is greatly exagerated. The CNN's poll of about 4 months ago on June 24 showed that Hillary was only ahead of Obama by 12 pts; now she averaged 23 pts ahead of Obama in the latest national polls. Her national poll trendline is up, while Obama is sideway.

    Obama has raised tons of money nationally, but he puts all his eggs in two baskets – Iowa and New Hampshire. For New Hampshire alone, Obama is spending about $300,000 a week there in ads, partly bashing Hillary. Ditto for Romney who also spends the same amount in ads there, also partly bashing Hillary. Hillary spends much less there, as she spreads out her raised funds in other states.

    One swallow does not make a summer and therefore narrowing lead in NH or IA may not mean much. It is more important to note that Obama is losing big to Hillary in many many states including south carolin, north carolina, nevada, new york, florida, california, PA, OH, etc.

    She is still the strongest and most qualified of all dems candidates, and I would bet my tuna sandwich that she will be the next president of usa.

    November 12, 2007 10:37 pm at 10:37 pm |
  4. jo foxworth, ms

    Romney slow and steady will soon blow clinton on her belly. Romney 08 is the sane vote.

    November 13, 2007 12:15 am at 12:15 am |
  5. Salita, SC

    I had to laugh when I saw the headline....Hillary has polled near about the same for weeks now. if I didnt know better people would say that is steady. Ya gotta love the Hillary hate goin on!

    November 13, 2007 08:48 am at 8:48 am |
  6. Rob, San Diego CA

    RE: A. Thomas, NY, NY

    Can you explain to me what makes Hillary the "most qualified of all the dems"?

    Joe Biden has been in the senate since the 70's and has been on the Senate Foreign relations Committee for 3 decades? How does being First Lady and a Senator for 7 years even compare to that kind of experience?

    Hillary touts her "experience" every time she speaks...I just don't get it. Am I missing something?

    November 13, 2007 11:38 am at 11:38 am |
  7. Brian, Boston, MA

    "I had to laugh when I saw the headline….Hillary has polled near about the same for weeks now. if I didnt know better people would say that is steady. Ya gotta love the Hillary hate goin on!"


    Funny, Bill Schneider is the LAST person I would call right=leaning, much less a Clinton hater.

    November 13, 2007 11:48 am at 11:48 am |
  8. Dan, TX

    1) Obama has plenty of money to run nationwide and all he has to do is ask to get as much money as he needs.

    2) Hillary is a potent politician and will fight all the way. So is Obama and he will fight all the way as well.

    3) The national polls are all about name recognition. This will not change until after Iowa. If Clinton wins Iowa, she'll remain strong in the national polls. If Obama or Edwards wins Iowa, the national polls will change very quickly.

    4) most people who say Clinton when polled now, don't know there is a choice and haven't started paying attention. Astonishingly, even most people in Iowa still have not decided who they will caucus for.

    5) It will be great for Clinton if she wins Iowa, but the reality is that she really doesn't have much of a chance. She is going to have to try to recover from that loss by a strong showing in New Hampshire.

    Please make note of this prediction and then after Iowa, I will be posting and I will listen to your comments on my prediction.

    November 13, 2007 02:27 pm at 2:27 pm |
  9. bryan, s. hines

    i wnat to know what these canadits are going to do to improve our economy in the us and what are they going to do to make america, america again because what i see is the us turning into a communistic country? by all means respond to me at
    also i would like to know where i could write to the editor?

    November 13, 2007 10:54 pm at 10:54 pm |
  10. A. Thomas, New York, NY


    For among leaned Democrats
    62% Think Clinton Electable,
    15% Think Obama Electable, &
    14% Think John Edwards Electable.

    November 14, 2007 08:59 am at 8:59 am |
  11. Patricia

    Edwards is wonderful. He is NOT taking part in the squabbling. He is acting MATURE and is presenting informative and interesting points. He has the plans.....Hillary and Barak have the fights. Gooooooo Edwards

    January 21, 2008 08:33 pm at 8:33 pm |
  12. Claude Willis

    I would like to make a comment on the Social Security issue. The fact is that Social Security was created and put in a Trust fund. Since that time the Social Security has been moved to a General Fund. That is wrong and the majority of Americans feel that way. In order to fully fund the Social Security benefits, Social Security should be put back into the Trust fund that it was originally created for and make that Trust Fund permanient and make it untouchable to all politicians. That's how that you can fund Social Security in this country. The Republicians would be in the worst shape because they do not fund any program that they pass into law, except the largest taX BREAK in the history of this country and the working class pays for that.

    January 21, 2008 08:55 pm at 8:55 pm |