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Johnson Leads Feingold by 12

At this point, “lead” is beginning to sound like too soft a verb to describe the absolute drubbing Republican Ron Johnson has inflicted on Sen. Russ Feingold in recent polls.

Rasmussen’s latest survey of likely voters shows Ron Johnson with 54 percent to Sen. Russ Feingold’s 42 percent, the largest “lead” to date for the Republican candidate. As a result, Rasmussen has moved the Wisconsin Senate Race from “Toss Up” to “Lean Republican.”

The current RealClearPolitics polling average is now +9.6 in Johnson’s favor, and Democratic predictions that Feingold “could lose” seem more and more compelling with each new poll.

Andrew StilesAndrew Stiles is a political reporter for National Review Online. He previously worked at the Washington Free Beacon, and was an intern at The Hill newspaper. Stiles is a 2009 ...

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