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Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Daily Political Wire

George Wenschhof

New Polls Show Obama Beats All GOP Candidates, Gingrich Fares Best Against Obama, Romney has Huge Lead in N.H. -
still early in the head-to-head comparisons, but Romney's huge lead in New Hampshire among Republican presidential contenders will be hard to overcome.

In the McClatchy/Marist poll, President Obama beats Newt Gingrich 47%-45%, Mitt Romney 47%-44%, Paul 49%-41%, Cain 49%-41% and Bachmann 54%-35%. has more here.

In New Hampshire, Mitt Romney leads among Republicans with 40%, Paul17%, Gingrich 11%, Cain 8%, Huntsman 7%, Perry 3%. has more here.

Over in New Jersey, Obama easily beats all. has more here.


Dirt Unveiled As Gingrich Climbs in Polls -
as one would expect and with Gingrich there is plenty to remind folks about. Multiple wives, infidelity, huge credit lines at Tiffany jewelry store and now disclosures he was paid between 1.6 and 1.8 million in consulting fees from Freddie Mac. has more here.


Voters Favor Repeal of Health Care Law -
in a new poll released by Gallup, 47% favor repeal and 42% want to keep the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. has more here.


Financial Markets Drop As European Problems Persist -
in spite of new government leaders in Greece and Italy. Adding to the turmoil is France and Germany can not agree on the role of the European Central Bank. has more here.


Super Committee Has One Week Left -
and there is little evidence to suggest a bill is forthcoming to reduce the deficit by at least 1.2 Trillion over the next ten years. The time is actually shorter as the CBO will need to score the proposal before a vote in the House and Senate. has more here.


U.S. Postal Service Loses 5.1 Billion -
and it would have been 10.6 billion if congress had not acted to postpone a 5.5 billion payment to fund retiree health benefits. has more here.


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