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Poll: Huck, Obama lead in IA

From NBC's Lauren Appelbaum
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and Obama continue to lead in Iowa according to a new Strategic Vision (R) poll which will be released tomorrow. On the Democratic side, Obama leads with 33% of the vote and Clinton and Edwards are statistically tied for second with 25% and 24%. Biden and Richardson each received 4%.

On the Republican side, Huckabee leads with 30% while Romney has 25%. Thompson came in third with 13% followed by Giuliani with 10% and McCain with 5%. The poll was conducted December 8 to 10 with 600 people from each party. The margin of error is 4.5%.

Another poll by Strategic Vision (R) conducted in the February 19 state of Wisconsin shows a different story and points to Giuliani's national polling strength. He is leading with 26% while Huckabee received 20%. Thompson, Romney and McCain are statistically tied for third with 12%, 11% and 10%, respectively.

On the Democratic side, Clinton also shows her strength in the later states. She takes the lead with 36% in Wisconsin while Obama comes in second with 29%. Edwards lags behind with just 12%. This poll was conducted December 7 to 9 with 800 people from each party. The margin of error is 5.5%.

Strategic Vision (R)