Perot The Front Runner

The voters' springtime flirtation with Ross Perot grew warmer last week, while their feelings about George Bush entered the frigid zone. Bill Clinton's wooing of the electorate still received a tepid reaction, though there were hints that the Democrat could ultimately elicit more passion.

These were the main findings of a new TIME/CNN poll, which showed Perot's position in a three-way race improving. When asked whom they now support for President, 37% of registered voters named Perot. Bush and Clinton tied at 24% each. The new figures represent the largest lead Perot has enjoyed over the major-party candidates in any national...

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