As Sen. Barack Obama gets set to announce his running mate, there is growing evidence that his backers and the public in general do not favor an Obama-Clinton ticket. In our exclusive Washington Whispers poll, Obama's success in ending the Clinton era was cited by nearly 1 in 3 as his best aspect, right behind his liberal-progressive positions.
As the Democratic Party gets ready for its presidential nominating convention in Denver, what aspect of Sen. Barack Obama do you like most?
Liberal-progressive positions 34%
Ended the Clinton era 30%
Mixed-race background 11%
Source: The Synovate eNation Internet poll was conducted August 13-15 among 1,000 nationally representative households by global market research firm Synovate.