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Hillary Clinton’s Favorability Rating Hits Seven Year Low

June 2, 2015

Hillary Clinton’s many scandals are finally catching up with her in public opinion polls.

The Washington Post reports but note the way they lead into the story. The writers just can’t resist the urge to soften the blow by reporting what they believe is bad news for Republicans…

Front-runner angst: Bush lead evaporates, Clinton favorability hits 7-year low

After five months of forums, fundraising appearances and trips to the early states, the 2016 Republican nomination contest is as unsettled as ever, with no candidate receiving more than 11 percent support and seven candidates all within three points of one another, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.

Meanwhile, Hillary Rodham Clinton continues to dominate the Democratic nomination contest. But her personal attributes continue to erode in the wake of stories about fundraising practices at the Clinton Foundation and her use of a personal e-mail server while at the State Department.

Clinton’s favorability ratings are the lowest in a Post-ABC poll since April 2008, when she was running for president the first time. Today, 41 percent of Americans say she is honest and trustworthy, compared with 52 percent who say she is not — a 22-point swing in the past year.

Here’s the bottom line…

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