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NBC Poll: Donald Trump leads in Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina

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With four days before the Iowa caucuses, Donald Trump has pulled ahead of Ted Cruz in the Hawkeye State and holds commanding leads in New Hampshire and South Carolina. Among likely GOP caucus-goers, Trump leads Cruz in Iowa, 32 percent to 25 percent, according to NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll. Marco Rubio is in third with 18 percent, followed by Ben Carson at 8 percent. Jeb Bush is at 4 percent in the Iowa poll. The results mark a shift…

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Poll: Support for Donald Trump remains strong

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Donald Trump may have the best chance of getting elected president, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll. The poll found 56 percent of Republican-leaning voters said Trump had the best chance of getting elected in November 2016, followed by  Ted Cruz with 17 percent. No other candidate cracked double digits when asked which Republican candidate had the best chance of winning in November. The poll, released Tuesday, shows Trump leads the Republican field with 37 percent support. Cruz…

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Fox News poll: Donald Trump pulls ahead in Iowa, maintains top spot in New Hampshire

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Donald Trump is gaining ground in Iowa, a new Fox News poll found. With one week before the Iowa caucuses, Trump leads Ted Cruz, 34 percent to 23 percent. The most recent poll showed Marco Rubio was in third at 12 percent, followed by Ben Carson at 7 percent. Rand Paul, the poll found, was polling at 6 percent in Iowa. The poll found 20 percent of likely Republican caucusgoers said they would refuse to vote for Trump if he…

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Polling roundup: Candidates continue to jockey for top spot in Iowa

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Want to know who is pulling ahead in Iowa? The answer might just depend on which poll you’re looking at. A flurry of polls released this week in advance of the Iowa caucuses showed it could be a tight race among the Republican presidential hopefuls. Three polls have Donald Trump leading the pack — two of which showed the New York businessman maintained a commanding lead. The two remaining polls out of Iowa had Trump neck-and-neck with Ted Cruz, with the…

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Poll: Donald Trump maintains huge lead over GOP field

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Donald Trump maintains a huge lead over his opponents, according to a new Economist/YouGov poll. Among likely Republican primary voters, the New York Republican leads the pack with 38 percent. That’s a 19-point lead over Ted Cruz who is at 19 percent. Marco Rubio is at 14 percent, followed by Ben Carson at 7 percent. The poll found that 81 percent of likely Republican primary voters were satisfied with their choices; while 13 percent said they would like to see…

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Marco Rubio says faith the “single greatest influence in my life”

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Republican presidential hopeful Marco Rubio promised to keep “talking about God” as he campaigned across Iowa Monday, reminding influential evangelical voters of his commitment to Christian values just two weeks before the state’s leadoff caucuses. The Florida senator’s GOP rivals have dismissed him as too moderate at times, but on Monday, he spoke of how Christian conservative values would guide his decisions in the White House, if he is elected. The Florida senator, a Catholic, opened up about religion when…

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Donald Trump has double-digit lead over Ted Cruz in NBC News/WSJ poll

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Donald Trump has a double-digit lead over the Republican field, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll. Trump is at 33 percent among national Republican primary voters, the poll found. Ted Cruz is at 20 percent; while Marco Rubio is at 13 percent. The poll found Ben Carson is at 12 percent, while Chris Christie and Jeb Bush are tied with 5 percent. Trump’s lead over the Texas senator has increased since last month. In December, the NBC…

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