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2012 Herman Cain’s Support Slips Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP Photo

Herman Cain’s Support Slips

Herman Cain’s sexual-harassment scandal has begun to hurt his poll numbers. A new Reuters/Ipsos poll found that the number of Republicans who view Cain favorably has dropped 9 points, from 66 to 57 percent. His support has also dipped among all registered voters, from 37 percent to 32 percent. The poll revealed that 53 percent of respondents believe the sexual-harassment allegations are true. Ipsos pollster Chris Jackson said, “The most striking thing is that Herman Cain is actually seeing a fairly substantial decline in favorability ratings toward him, particularly among Republicans.”

November 6, 2011 7:09 PM