Dems Want Hillary to Stay in Race
Posted on May 12, 2008It appears that a large majority of Democrats couldn't care less what Donna Brazile, Chris Matthews or Keith Olbermann thinks. 64% of Democrats in a Washington Post/ABC News survey want Hillary Clinton to stay in the race.
If Obama is the nominee, a solid 39% want Clinton as the VP, with 59% of African-Americans wanting Clinton as the VP pick.Pushing back against political punditry, more than six in 10 Democrats say there's no rush for Hillary Clinton to leave the presidential race , even as Barack Obama consolidates his support for the nomination and scores solidly in general-election tests.
Despite Obama's advantage in delegates and popular vote, 64 percent of Democrats in the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll say Clinton should remain in the race. Even among Obama's supporters, 42 percent say so.
Tomorrow is the West Virginia primary, which does matter -- regardless of what those same, out of touch pundits say.