|Obama, the Comeback Kid, Fights Back|
|by Tom McGregor||Sun, Nov 25, 2007, 04:18 PM|
Democratic presidential front-runner, Senator Hillary Clinton of New York now has a fight on her hands as her opponent Senator Barack Obama of Illinois is striking back and leading Clinton in the polls in Iowa. Previously, Obama had preached the ‘politics of hope,’ eschewing negative campaigning.
The Guardian Unlimited UK Observer reports that “unfortunately, Obama then found himself outsmarted and outfought by his chief rival, Senator Hillary Clinton, and languished in the polls. Now Obama has, in effect, relaunched his campaign, coming out fighting against Clinton and slamming her record on everything from Iraq and Iran to education and trade.”
Obama’s, new-found strategy, is working as he is surging in support in the key state of Iowa, which votes first in the Democratic presidential nomination race. Last week, a Washington Post poll put Obama four points ahead of Clinton in Iowa. The news shocked political pundits who for months had assumed that Clinton’s lead in the state was virtually unassailable.
To read the entire article from the Guardian Unlimited UK Observer, link here:
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