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Topic - Samuel L. Popkin
It has been clear for some time that Joseph R. Biden is far behind Hillary Rodham Clinton among potential Democratic presidential candidates, but recent polling data suggest the vice president may not even be his party's second choice.
Romney? Gingrich? Santorum? The Republican race for the presidential nomination is like a game of musical chairs. It makes you wonder what's going on in the heads of voters as they cast their primary ballots.
"She was the one who was perfectly placed. She was trying for so long and nobody wanted to listen to her. She started this," said Samuel Popkin, a political science professor at the University of California, San Diego, who served as a consultant to the Clinton and Gore presidential campaigns. "Warren was perfectly placed to really push the line."
"One of the things we know is that there's a constant tension all the time between the ideal and the practical," he said.