3.12.2007

Democrats question Hillary's electability

Democrats question Hillary's electability (by Donald Lambro - THE WASHINGTON TIMES 3.12.07)

Talk among Democrats that Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton could end up losing the Democratic presidential nomination is increasing because of growing doubts about her electability, fueled by her declining poll numbers.

"To go from 43 percent in January to 34 percent Democratic support in February this early in the nominating cycle is a sign of serious weakness for a front-runner that is feeding doubts about her at our party's grass roots," said a Democratic press adviser who spoke on the condition of anonymity.

"Hillary's problem is that her presidential campaign is not about anything but Hillary," said David Sirota, a Democratic campaign strategist.