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Obama and Edwards, Not Wowing the Ladies At This Point

Hillary’s chief strategist Mark Penn notes:

In the latest ABC/Washington Post poll… among women Democratic primary voters, she has 57% of the vote as compared to 15% for the next challenger – giving her a margin of 42 points among women.

I hope Republican candidates are studying ways to minimize the gender gap in the general election.

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