Post Politics Now: Judge says he’s inclined to release parts of Mar-a-Lago affidavit after redactions

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RealClearPolitics has a very early average of primary polling that gives us a good sense of where things are. Asked who they support as their party’s nominee in 2024, most Republicans (and, in some polling, independents who plan to vote in the GOP primary) say they prefer Trump. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is consistently in second, cruising along near 20 percent. …

Let’s consider these numbers in two contexts: how they compare historically and what they would mean if they held into late 2023. To the first point, the best recent point of comparison is Hillary Clinton’s lead at a similar point in the 2016 nominating contest. In an October 2014 poll conducted by The Washington Post and our partners at ABC News, Clinton led the field with the support of 65 percent of the Democratic primary electorate. Joe Biden came in second, at 13 percent. He ultimately decided not to run that year. Clinton, of course, went on to win the nomination — a point in Trump’s favors …

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This article was written by John Wagner and originally published on www.washingtonpost.com