Christine O'Donnell: Prayer helped me in polls

In an interview with a Christian TV network, she says campaign numbers got a boost after supporters prayed for her

By Ben Evans
October 25, 2010 10:35PM (UTC)
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Delaware Republican Christine O'Donnell says prayer could be boosting support for her Senate campaign.

In an interview with Christian Broadcasting Network that aired Monday, O'Donnell said her campaign saw a spike in polling on the same day that a group of supporters prayed for her campaign. She asked people to, in her words, "pray specifically that the eyes of the voters be opened."

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In the same interview, O'Donnell said she thinks she's being held to a double standard because she is a conservative woman.

Most polls show O'Donnell trailing Democrat Chris Coons by double digits. The two are vying for the Senate seat long held by Vice President Joe Biden.


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