It’s the women, stupid

Hillary Clinton polls strong with women and young voters

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While Hillary has already signed the lease on her Brooklyn campaign headquarters (right by the intersection of Tillary and Clinton Street – we kid you not), everyone’s still holding their breath, waiting for an official announcement from the likely Democratic frontrunner. Now seems as good a time as ever to announce her candidacy, as early polls show that Hillary is building a demographic coalition that will make many Republicans grind their teeth: her popularity with women (particularly the college-educated ones) and young voters is by far outrunning her potential Republican challengers, and  surpassing the already impressive numbers of the Obama campaign in 2008 and 2012. The Quinnipiac University poll, which conducted surveys in 3 swing states this week, showed that voters consider her more of a strong leader than the GOP’s likely candidates – an important factor for many voters in picking a President. It’s not all good news, however, as about half of all those voters also expressed doubts about her honesty and trustworthiness.

Read the full story at Fusion.

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