For the first time in the Democratic race for the White House, Hillary Clinton finds herself in second place in New Hampshire, as a new poll gives Sanders a seven point lead over Clinton, raising legitimate questions about Clinton’s bid for her party’s nomination.
The results were trumpeted out in the Boston Herald, which did the poll along with Franklin Pierce University:
This same poll showed Donald Trump in the lead on the GOP side, but his numbers were not as impressive as other polls before last week’s Republican debate in Cleveland.
You can find a link to the poll here.
The poll lead for Sanders comes after a string of large rallies for the Senator from Vermont – who isn’t even officially a member of the Democratic Party.
That video was put together not by Sanders, but by a GOP group that’s more than ready to work against Hillary Clinton.
The polling news came two days after Sanders was endorsed by a major nurses union, during a campaign swing in California, one of the first real beach heads for Sanders in the labor movement.
“Bernie has a proven track record of uncompromised activism and advocacy for working people,” said Rose Ann DeMoro, who heads National Nurses United, the nation’s largest organization of nurses.