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Clinton Well Liked In New York, Polls Say

Amherst, NY (WBEN) - Hillary Clinton will speak in Western New York tonight for the first time in 5 years as part of the University at Buffalo's distinguished speakers series.

Could Clinton's current speaking tour be a prelude to a 2016 Presidential run? Siena Poll's Steve Greenburg says that if that's the case, she won't have too much of a problem winning New York.

"New Yorkers love their former Senator, former First Lady, former Secretary of State," said Greenburg. "Right now, two thirds of New York voters, 67 percent, have a favorable view of Hillary Clinton."

Even though the numbers are strong, Greenburg says Clinton can be a divisive figure.

"There's a big partisan break here, 83 percent of Democrats like Hillary Clinton, as well as 60 percent of Independents. Republicans not so much, 54 percent of Republicans have an unfavorable view of the former First Lady."

No matter what her possible reception at the ballot may be, many expect Clinton to recieve a positive reaction when she takes the stage at Alumni Arena tonight at eight.

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10/22/2013 3:38PM
Clinton Well Liked In New York, Polls Say
Would you vote for Hillary in 2016?
10/23/2013 9:19AM
The GOP will give her the Presidency.
What sentient being would do something as stupid as to vote for a Republican now? Thanks to your little temper tantrum, the country now hates you. Might as well fulfill your little fantasies and nominate Ted Cruz already. Adios Whigs.
10/23/2013 9:27AM
An internet experiment
Go to Google or Yahoo and type in "GOP is" and let the autofill do the rest. As you'll see, you've got your work cut out for you. Time to suppress more votes, wingnuts! Time to amp up the lies and propaganda, wingnut media!
10/23/2013 9:49AM
$24 billion
That's how much you idiots cost the country. And you still want our vote?
10/23/2013 12:11PM
clinton really, has been, she has done nothing, just like what you got now. show how little the left is engaged in reality.
10/23/2013 12:14PM
7 trillion in 5 years
that's how much you left wing nuts cost us in the last 5 years, how's that o care going for you, pass something to find out what's in it, what morons. enjoy paying now for something you low information voters could get free, talk about dumb voting liberal democrats.
10/23/2013 12:19PM
at this point what difference does it make
quote she gave at a bengazi hearing, after 4 americans we're killed, ask her about the gun running that was going on, lets talk about the middle east, oh that's right it's on fire, all she's done is nothing can any of you name one thing that she has accomplished, just one thing, anybody.
10/23/2013 12:22PM
5 years of stimulus
the economy is shrinking, people are getting their hours cut, mandated health care, and you people still want to pump her up, nuts, ba ba sheep.
10/23/2013 1:14PM
LOL at Limbaugh's followers
Some people actually believe his lies. Got a bridge for sale, rubes!
10/23/2013 1:16PM
Some numbers
$24 billion temper tantrum, 900,000 jobs lost, 74% disapproval rating. Mega dittos!
10/24/2013 9:45AM
Madam President
Probably good for people to get used to saying that now, in anticipation of the 2016 election! :)
10/24/2013 12:19PM
what polls
2 liberals asking each other their opinion
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