POLITICS

Clinton Sees Jump In Poll After Tuesday Debate

03/28/2008 02:45 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Tuesday night's debate was not Hillary Clinton's finest moment of the campaign season, but there has been little or no immediate damage to her standing in the national polls. In fact, if anything, support for Clinton has ticked up a bit since she stumbled on an answer to questions about drivers licenses for illegal aliens.

Data from the Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll shows that on the two nights following the debate (Wednesday and Thursday) Clinton held a 45% to 18% lead over Barack Obama. For Clinton, that's an improvement from Monday and Tuesday nights when her lead over Obama had been 40% to 24%.

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