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Poll: Thompson leading in FL



And you wonder why Mitt Romney might be pumping money into FL TV? The Florida Chamber of Commerce today released a poll showing Fred Thompson leading Rudy Giuliani 27 percent to 21 percent. Bringing up the rear among Republicans are John McCain at 9% and Romney at 8%. Among Democrats, it's Hillary Clinton at 36%, Barack Obama at 18%, and John Edwards and Joe Biden both at 9%.

"Up until now, Guiliani has been leading in nearly every statewide poll of Republican candidates," said Marian Johnson, political veteran and vice-president of political strategy for the Florida Chamber. "Recent media hype combined with a stronger statewide campaign effort has given Fred Thompson a considerable bump in Florida, a state coveted by all GOP

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 1:03pm]


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