CM Punk Gives His Endorsement For President, Obama's Ad For McMahon's Opponent, Polls
|By Raj Giri||November 03, 2012 | Comments|
"I know they're all saying it's a close race, which really depresses me because how anybody can vote for Mitt Romney is mind boggling to me," said Punk. "I think Obama pulls it out and we get another good four years."
You can listen to the clip here.
- Linda McMahon received some more bad news last night from a new Public Policy Polling (PPP) poll, which showed her trailing Democrat Chris Murphy in the U.S. Senate race in Connecticut by 9 points, 52%-43%. According to the poll, only 37% of voters have a favorable opinion of her, while 52% have an unfavorable one.
McMahon's camp issued this statement about the poll, calling it a "desperate stunt" that was meant to "discourage Linda McMahon's supporters." While PPP often tends to lean Democrat, a poll from Rasmussen Reports (which usually tends to lean Republican) earlier this week showed McMahon trailing Murphy by six points, 51%-45%. The fact that Murphy has topped the 50% mark in both polls has to be troubling for her campaign with just days to go until Election Day.
- As noted yesterday, President Obama (who is leading Mitt Romney by double digits in several polls in Connecticut) is appearing in a new television ad for Murphy. You can watch the ad below:
- It is interesting that the President is appearing in the ad for Murphy, given Murphy's lead in recent polls. It is the only ad that the President has done for a Senate candidate during this election cycle. You have to wonder if it's because of McMahon's recent ad where she encouraged Obama supporters to split their ticket and vote for her and the President. You can watch that ad below:
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