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Clinton Back Up 3 in ABC/Washington Post Tracking Poll

Hillary Clinton in Raleigh, North Carolina, on Thursday.

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One of the chief sources of Clinton-supporter panic in the past few days of race-tightening has been the ABC News/Washington Post tracking poll. On Oct. 23, she was up 12 points in it; on Oct. 30, she trailed Trump by 1. Now, Clinton is back up to a 3-point lead:

A hint of momentum for Hillary Clinton has produced a 3-point race in the latest ABC News/Washington Post tracking poll results, with wide leads for the Democrat in trust to handle the economy and health care among likely voters focused on those two issues.

Have 10 million people really changed their mind about who to vote for in the past two weeks, only for a few million of them to then change back? No, probably not. But the news cycle may have made Clinton’s supporters less enthusiastic about answering pollsters for a period. And she’s now a week past James Comey’s controversial letter to Congress.

Four more days.

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