Huntsman not a lock for CNN debate

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Huntsman not a lock for CNN debate
By MAGGIE HABERMAN | 9/26/11 9:56 PM EDT Updated: 9/26/11 10:19 PM EDT


Jon Huntsman's recent score of 10 percent in the New Hampshire poll by Suffolk University has been an anomaly for a candidate mired at about 1 percent in most polls nationally, and it may end up costing him a slot at the next CNN debate on Oct. 18 in Las Vegas, Michael Shear notes.

The CNN criteria for allowing candidates on stage is an average of 2 percent in three polls since Sept. 1 conducted by news outlets.


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Hm. So the next debate could have fewer candidates participating ...