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Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Clinton Losing Traction Over Obama in PA, IN, NC

New Los Angeles Times/Bloomberg polls in Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Indiana suggest that Sen. Hillary Clinton "may not be headed to blockbuster victories she needs to jumpstart her presidential bid."

Pennsylvania: Clinton 46%, Obama 41%.
North Carolina: Obama 47%, Clinton 34%
Indiana: Obama 40%, Clinton 35%

Key Finding:
One reason Clinton is struggling in Indiana and North Carolina is that a mainstay of her coalition in earlier contests -- women -- have been defecting. In Indiana, the poll found women split their vote, 35% for each candidate. In North Carolina, they favored Obama, 43% to 36%.

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