Barack Obama stung Hillary Clinton with a shocking double-digit lead in New Hampshire today, according to two polls. One put him ahead by 13 points. Obama leads Clinton 41% to 28% in a USA Today survey, and 39% to 29% according to CNN, both a far cry from yesterday's tie. Obama’s Iowa win convinced primary voters he “can really go all the way,” said CNN’s polling director, adding Obama boasted a 42% to 31% lead in electability.
The polls' numbers are similar on the GOP side: USA Today has John McCain leading Mitt Romney 34% to 30%; CNN, 32% to 26%. Mike Huckabee has overtaken Rudy Giuliani for third in both polls by 3% to 4% margins. Huckabee’s win among Iowa evangelicals is scoring him secular, libertarian fans in the Granite State, CNN reports.