- The Washington Times - Monday, January 18, 2016

Former federal prosecutor Joe DiGenova recently suggested that in the next 60 days, Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton could be indicted over her use of a private email system as Secretary of State.

The prediction has attracted a pollster: Without naming any names, Rasmussen Reports asked 1,000 likely voters this question: “If a political candidate is charged with a felony while running for office, should he or she immediately stop campaigning or should they continue running until a court determines their guilt or innocence?”

Forty-six percent overall said the candidate in question should leave the campaign trail; 54 percent of Republicans and 40 percent of Democrats agree. Meanwhile, 47 percent overall said the candidate should continue running; 41 percent of Republicans and 53 percent of the Dems agree.

“While women consistently have been more supportive of Clinton’s candidacy than men, female voters also believe more strongly that a candidate who is charged with a felony should immediately stop campaigning,” the Rasmussen poll stated. “Blacks feel more strongly than whites and other minority voters that an indicted candidate should keep running until a court determines his or her innocence.”

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