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Polls show Clinton losing party support

April 22, 2007 at 3:48 PM   |   Comments

WASHINGTON, April 22 (UPI) -- A recent series of polls have found New York Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton is losing support in the Democratic Party among certain voting segments.

While the polls showed Clinton has maintained her stance as the frontrunner for the Democratic presidential nomination, they did reveal the senator is losing the support of certain strategic groups to Illinois Sen. Barack Obama, The Washington Times said Sunday.

The polls found Clinton is experiencing losses in liberal and independent segments, along with a surprising drop in support from young single women.

The Gallup Poll found that such lost supporters have resulted in Clinton's lead over Obama dropping to a mere 5 percentage points.

Dick Morris, an ex-campaign adviser to former President Bill Clinton, said the polls show the New York senator is struggling with getting the public to embrace her image.

"Hillary isn't wearing well. It seems as if the more people see her, the less they like her," he told the Times.

"Now, for the first time, her low likability levels are costing her votes, as Democratic Party voters are abandoning her to support Barack Obama."

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