Poll: Hillary Clinton most popular US politician

February 8, 2013 6:23:33 PM PST
A new national poll gives former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton the "most popular" vote.

61 percent of Americans surveyed by Quinnipiac University rated Clinton as the most popular U.S. politician, surpassing President Obama who only garnered 51 percent by comparison.

The poll also found Clinton was viewed more favorably by more independents and Republicans than Mr. Obama.