September 16th, 2013
06:03 AM ET

CNN 2016 Poll: Clinton tops Dems; GOP crowded

A new national poll in the battle for the 2016 Democratic and Republican presidential nominations indicates what you would expect: Hillary Clinton is the overwhelming Democratic frontrunner, and there's no real leader among the possible GOP White House hopefuls.

But if you get beyond the obvious, the CNN/ORC International survey released Monday becomes more revealing.

It showed 65% of Democrats and independents who lean toward that party say they would likely back Clinton as their presidential nominee. Vice President Joe Biden comes in a distant second, at 10%, with freshman Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts at 7%, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo at 6%, and Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley at 2%.

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soundoff (20 Responses)
  1. Mary

    Hi saywhat.🙂

    September 16, 2013 at 10:02 pm | Report abuse |
  2. chrissy

    Lol heres a potential candidate that will have tongues waggin! How about Michelle Obama 2016? Lol

    September 17, 2013 at 12:10 am | Report abuse |
  3. Emma

    Interesting.

    September 17, 2013 at 7:06 am | Report abuse |
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