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MEANWHILE, IN 2008…

A majority of the Democrats in a new Gallup poll say that someone other than Hillary Clinton has the best chance of defeating Republicans in the 2008 presidential election.  But they don’t agree on who that someone is.  Gallup asked, “Thinking ahead to the 2008 presidential election, just your best guess, which of the following Democrats do you think would have the best chance of defeating the Republican candidate in the 2008 presidential election?”  People were given four choices: Hillary Clinton, John Edwards, Al Gore, and John Kerry.  The results:

                                     Clinton    Edwards    Gore        Kerry

All respondents                  35            24          17           13

Republicans                       32            25          13           14

Independents                     37            27          15           11

Democrats                         37            22          22           15

Byron York is a former White House correspondent for National Review.

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