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Second Quinnipiac Poll Shows Clinton Lead Down to Two Points Nationally

Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton at the debate in Milwaukee on Thursday.

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A new national poll by Quinnipiac University shows Hillary Clinton with only a two-point lead over Bernie Sanders, the second Quinnipiac poll in recent weeks to find such a small margin. From the university’s press release:

In the Democratic race nationwide, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has 44 percent, with Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont at 42 percent, and 11 percent undecided, unchanged from February 5.

Clinton still holds a larger national lead in RealClearPolitics’ and the Huffington Post’s aggregations of multiple polls. RCP:


And HuffPo:

Huffington Post

In Nevada, whose Democratic caucuses will be held Saturday, a new CNN/ORC poll finds Clinton with a one-point lead.

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