Clinton’s Lead Is Evaporating, and Anxious Democrats See 2008 All Over Again


Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a campaign event at Iowa State University in Ames, January 12. (photo: Patrick Semansky/AP)
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a campaign event at Iowa State University in Ames, January 12. (photo: Patrick Semansky/AP)

 

 

ALSO SEE: Hillary Clinton Has a Battle on Her Hands

Paul Kane | The Washington Post | Reader Supported News | January 15, 2016

ome leading Democrats are increasingly anxious about Hillary Clinton’s prospects for winning the party’s presidential nomination, warning that Sen. Bernie Sanders’s growing strength in early battleground states and strong fundraising point to a campaign that could last well into the spring.

What seemed recently to be a race largely controlled by Clinton has turned into a neck-and-neck contest with voting set to begin in less than three weeks.

On Capitol Hill and in state party headquarters, some Democrats worry that a Sanders nomination could imperil candidates down the ballot in swing districts and states. Others are expressing a sense of deja vu from 2008, when Clinton’s overwhelming edge cratered in the days before the Iowa caucuses.

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