Thursday, August 16, 2007

Rudy Giuliani now leads Clinton 47% to 40%

In Surge, Giuliani Now Tops Clinton by Seven Points

After being virtually tied with Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton for several months, Republican contender Rudy Giuliani now leads Clinton up 47% to 40% in the latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey.

In the match-up of the frontrunners, this result marks a significant shift. For the last three months the two frontrunners have never been further apart than three percentage points. Last month, Giuliani and Clinton were separated by just a single point.

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Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Will it be Clinton vs. Rudy???

The Shape of a Hillary-Rudy Race

The American Thinker | Richard Baehr

Current national polls show both Hillary Clinton and Rudy Giuliani with solid leads for their respective party's nominations. Clinton holds about a 20% lead over Barack Obama in national polls , and is rated by London odds-makers a near 60% probability to be nominated. Obama has faded a bit as a serious contender despite his early fund-raising success, following a series of what appeared to many to be naïve and contradictory statements on foreign policy issues.

Giuliani campaign: we are in a very, very strong place

Giuliani looks beyond early states


WASHINGTON - Rudy Giuliani is using his fundraising advantage among Republican presidential candidates to expand his campaign organizations beyond early nominating contests and into bigger, more expensive states like Florida and California.

Giuliani campaign manager Michael DuHaime, in a teleconference with reporters, said the former New York mayor's fundraising — he hauled in $15 million for the primaries during the last three months — has given him the flexibility to establish a presence in a dozen states.

"We're very confident right now that we are in a very, very strong place," DuHaime said.

Giuliani: Beef up border security

Giuliani Vows to Stop Illegal Immigrants
The Associated Press | Jim Davenport

AIKEN, S.C. (AP) - Republican presidential hopeful Rudy Giuliani vowed Tuesday to stop the flow of illegal immigrants into the United States by closely tracking visitors to the country and beefing up border security.

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Monday, August 13, 2007

Rudy Giuliani, the conservative

Giuliani continues his conservative shift
Boston Globe | Brian C. Mooney

Former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani continues to discard the moderate and liberal positions of his past. The latest is civil unions for same-sex couples, which the Republican presidential candidate has been backing away from in recent months.

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Giuliani Maintains Lead at 38% of GOP voters

CBS Poll: Giuliani Maintains Strength

(CBS) According to a new CBS News poll out Monday, Rudy Giuliani retains a significant lead nationally among Republican primary voters in the race to become the party’s presidential nominee.

In all, 38 percent of Republican primary voters favor the former New York City mayor, a slight increase from last month. Senator-turned-actor Fred Thompson is next; he's favored by 18 percent of Republican primary voters, a seven-point drop from last month. Thompson has yet to officially announce his candidacy.

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Wednesday, August 08, 2007

Rudy Giuliani in Iowa: "I Can Beat Hillary Clinton"

UK Telegraph | Toby Harnden

Lambasting Democrats for having "embraced defeat" in Iraq, Rudy Giuliani is declaring himself the only Republican who will keep America on the offensive against Islamism and stop Hillary Clinton capturing the White House in 2008.

The former New York mayor, still lauded in the American heartlands for his performance after the September 11 attacks, told The Daily Telegraph that he believed Mrs Clinton would choose Barack Obama as her running mate.

Rudy Giuliani on a campaign stop in Iowa

"I think it's going to be a Hillary Clinton-Barack Obama ticket," he said during a campaign stop at Sparky's One Stop, a petrol station in the village of Stanhope (population 488), on a sweltering day in rural Iowa.

Thursday, August 02, 2007

Rudy today

A "Rudy Roundup" is provided by the Race42008 blog. Check it out.

The Fox Derangement Syndrome & the New York Times

In the latest outbreak of Fox Derangement Syndrome, the New York Times, the self-styled paper of record, has spent hundreds of hours researching and trying to dig up dirt on the friendship between Rudy Giuliani and Fox News Channel head Roger Ailes. This article was all they could come up with, a semi-conspiratorial bit that is more sizzle than steak and more hype than substance.

Rudy Giuliani continues to lead GOP presidential field

Aug. 1 (Bloomberg) -- Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani's bid for the White House is gaining support, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.

Matched with other Republicans, Giuliani won the backing of 33 percent of respondents in the survey...

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