"When nearly half of Democratic voters volunteer the name Hillary Clinton as their choice for 2016, it’s hard to deny that she is the clear front runner," said Patrick Murray, director of the Monmouth University Polling Institute. "At the same, time Democrats do not want the nomination process to be a coronation."
"Gov. Christie has made a good read of how uneasy the public is with the seemingly uncertain response from the feds. The Ebola issue has offered him an opportunity to take on the mantle of leadership," said Patrick Murray, director of the Monmouth University Polling Institute.