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Washington Post: Clinton More Popular Than O'Malley In Maryland

A poll released this weekend shows mixed results for the two-term Democratic governor who is widely believed to be a presidential candidate in 2016.

Hillary Clinton is more popular in Maryland than Gov. Martin O'Malley.

So says a Washington Post poll released over the weekend.

"And while O’Malley is widely touted by pundits as a potential 2016 presidential contender, the poll shows that Hillary Rodham Clinton is wildly more popular in his state," according to a March 2 Post story.

The poll found that the two-term Democrat maintains a 49-percent approval rating–a five point drop compared to a statewide poll released Jan. 23 by Annapolis-based Gonzales Research.

The poll raises questions about the future success of O'Malley's much-rumored 2016 presidential campaign.

The governor is widely considered to be interested in running for president in four years and recently created a federal campaign account called the "O Say Can You See Committee."

O'Malley has roughly a year left in his second and final term as Maryland governor.

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Sanchez March 12, 2013 at 02:05 AM
1ke is stil an ass I see.
shari b March 12, 2013 at 02:40 AM
Can everyone make up and be happy?
Chris W March 12, 2013 at 10:02 AM
And that's why they were under investigation? They mixed customer funds with their operating funds. Then because Corzine is well connected, the investigation slowed. Tell me with a straight face that if there was a firm with republicans controlling it, we would not have been watching a civil trial by now.
1ke March 12, 2013 at 11:21 AM
I did not know that MF Global was a bank and I haven't noticed anyone being prosecuted for anything. Oh yeah, except for Doug Decinces and Bernie Madoff.
Chris W March 12, 2013 at 11:49 AM
That's the whole bloody point. Thy we're allowed to defraud. As the company was tanking, they moved customer funds (They had a duty to invest) into their operating accounts. How is that not fraud? Just because Corzine was a Democrat? And who said they were a bank.

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