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Clinton Takes Iowa, Loses to Sanders in New Hampshire

The latest round of polls for the Democrats by HuffPost Pollster have placed Hillary Clinton ahead of Bernie Sanders in Iowa, but not New Hampshire.


  • Hillary Clinton – 52%
  • Bernie Sanders – 37%

New Hampshire

  • Bernie Sanders – 48%
  • Hillary Clinton – 46%

Sanders has managed to maintain a lead in New Hampshire through several polls. However, if he wants to successfully topple Clinton, he will need to beat her in Iowa, a state that is considered one of the most important ones to win through the primaries. Sander’s campaign has been building momentum and is poised to raise more donations than Clinton’s in the fourth quarter.

Clinton is still the leader of the Democrats and she continues to dominate throughout the country. Still, there is a high risk that she will struggle to win in a general election due to voter apathy. The majority of voters do not trust Clinton and they believe that she is a compulsive liar. In contrast, Sanders is a far more honest candidate that has a solid track record and a reputation for sticking to his guns.

If Sanders can capitalize on the American population’s distrust for Clinton, he may be able to gain on her and possibly succeed her for the Democratic nomination. Her unpopularity is his best chance at gaining ground, but he will need to act quickly as the primaries are fast approaching.

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