Usually when candidates launch a campaign, they get a bump. It happened with ALL the Republican candidates so far.
Cruz had his initial bump, then Paul, and finally Rubio.
However, Hillary is missing her lady bump, and in fact is experiencing shrinkage.
The National Journal reports:
Democrats didn’t fully appreciate the size of the gamble they’re taking on Hillary Clinton by assuming she’s their strongest 2016 candidate, but they’re sure finding out now … Usually candidates who announce their campaign see a boomlet in popularity. The opposite is happening with Clinton, who is at least as unpopular as she is popular, according to a new Quinnipiac poll released Thursday.take our poll - story continues below
A 47 percent plurality view her unfavorably while 46 percent view her favorably. For the first time, her net unfavorable ratings put her (narrowly) behind several Republican contenders, including Marco Rubio, Scott Walker, and Rand Paul. Her trustworthiness is taking a bigger hit: Only 38 percent view her as being honest, while 54 percent disagree.
And it’s only going to get worse for Hillary.
The only thing giving her temporary reprieves will be the news cycle, just as the situation in Baltimore has provided a short respite.
Nevertheless, Hillary will be in the news for some time.
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