Monday, September 24, 2012

Talk Business poll indicates GOP congressional sweep

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WEAKEST LINK: Rep. Tim Griffin falls short of 50 percent in GOP polling sweep.
  • WEAKEST LINK: Rep. Tim Griffin falls short of 50 percent in GOP polling sweep.
Talk Business-Hendrix College polling indicates runaway Republican victories in all four U.S. House elections in Arkansas.

Any bright lights? Not really. Maybe that U.S. Rep. Tim Griffin, the hard-right Tea Party-style representative of the state's most progressive county, can't quite crack 50 percent despite the near invisibility of his chief challenger, Democrat Herb Rule. But that's grasping at straws.

The robopoll sampled 563 likely voters.

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