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Sanders, Trump Have Wide Leads in New Hampshire Ahead of Tuesday Vote

Campaign signs in Canterbury, New Hampshire, on Feb. 6, 2016.

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Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders appear fairly well set for easy victories in New Hampshire’s Tuesday primary, the latest poll aggregations and projections say:


The real action is in the competition for second place in the Republican field, where CNN and RCP both have Rubio’s support at 15 percent; all of the CNN polling and most of the RCP polling, though, was conducted before Rubio’s already-infamous performance in Saturday night’s debate. John Kasich, who seemed to do well in the debate and has picked up a number of New Hampshire endorsements, is in third in the FiveThirtyEight projections and in fourth, narrowly behind Ted Cruz’s 13 percent, in both the CNN and RCP numbers.

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