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Clinton Way Ahead

Wed., May 1, 1996, midnight

President Clinton surged to his biggest lead yet over his main challenger, Sen. Bob Dole, in polls released Tuesday.

Clinton now boasts a 21-point lead nationally - 58 percent to 37 percent - over the Kansas Republican, according to a CNN/USA Today Gallup Poll.

Nobody expects Clinton’s huge lead to survive through the Nov. 5 election. Even so, Gallup reports that no presidential candidate has ever lost after leading by so much six months before the vote.

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