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THE MUSINGS OF A TRADITIONAL SOUTHERN DEMOCRAT

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Sunday, November 11, 2007

Is John Edwards Losing Ground?

By Richard Wolffe in Newsweek:

Is John Edwards in trouble in Iowa? Peg Dunbar thinks so. She signed up as a county chair for Edwards in the northeastern town of Waverly earlier this year, after backing the former senator's campaign in 2004. Now she has changed her mind and switched to Hillary Clinton. "John Edwards has been in Iowa for four and a half years and he's in third place," she says. "He should be in first place. Granted, it's very, very close. But I don't see him going anywhere and I don't go with a loser."

Polling in Iowa is imprecise, but most show Edwards losing ground of late. No poll has put him in front since August. In the last month he's been either tied with Obama for second place, or several points behind him in third. Campaigns can always replace individual supporters—but reversing a trend is much harder.

1 Comments:

Anonymous BWAF said...

Even if he is losing ground for the Presidential position, it doesn't mean he's losing ground for the Vice President as a potential position.

3:23 PM  

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