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Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump straight-up tied in Florida, says new Quinnipiac poll

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Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are in tied in Florida, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday. The poll shows the two candidates dead even at 47 percent in a one-on-one matchup. With Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson and Green Party candidate Jill Stein added to the mix, the two remain tied at 43 percent each. Johnson gets 8 percent, and Stein is at 2 percent (all four candidates will be on the ballot in Florida). Perhaps most interestingly, Trump…

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Libertarian Gary Johnson badly fumbles Aleppo question on ‘Morning Joe’

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Sitting with the prospect of showing a Libertarian view of foreign affairs that might make Donald Trump‘s brash non-commitment and Hillary Clinton‘s nuanced status quo look out of touch, presidential nominee Gary Johnson instead stumbled face-first Thursday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” show. Johnson was unable to answer his first question, from columnist Mike Barnicle, who asked what he would do about Aleppo, and then spent the rest of his appearance trying to recover. “What is Aleppo?” Johnson responded to Barnicle’s question, while looking like…

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Hillary Clinton supporters in St. Petersburg optimistic that if elected, she’ll be able to work with Republicans

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The polls are looking good for Hillary Clinton today, exactly three months before the general election. A Monmouth University national poll released Monday night shows that 46 percent of registered voters support Clinton, while 34 percent back Donald Trump. Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson gets 7 percent and 2 percent back Jill Stein of the Green Party. At the Coliseum in St. Petersburg on Monday afternoon, several Clinton supporters said that Trump’s verbal excesses would continue to drag him down before November “He’s got…

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NBC News poll shows Hillary Clinton up by 7 points in Florida

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Two new polls released on Friday show Hillary Clinton leading Donald Trump in Florida, just two days after a Quinnipiac University survey showed Trump leading Clinton in the Sunshine State. A NBC News-Wall Street Journal/Marist survey shows Clinton leading Trump, 44 percent to 37 percent. With third-party candidates Gary Johnson and Jill Stein added to the mix, Clinton only loses two percentage points – staying on top of Trump, 41 percent to 36 percent. Johnson gets 7 percent, and the Green Party’s Stein is at 4 percent. Support for Trump among…

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Poll: Paul Stanton leads in Libertarian Senate primary in Florida, but most undecided

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Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson is polling at 7 percent in Florida, according to a Quinnipiac survey released on Wednesday. But what about their Senate candidate? That won’t be decided until August 30, but a new St. Pete Polls survey shows Paul Stanton leading Augustus Invictus in the Libertarian Senate primary, 22-12 percent, with 65.8 percent undecided. The 31-year-old Stanton resides in DeLand. He says he would seek to end the U.S. involvement in the Middle East and advocates for an end to the “War on Drugs,” as well as an overhaul…

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Joe Henderson: Latest Q-poll only proves volatility is norm in 2016

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If the latest Quinnipiac poll is to be believed, Donald Trump has jumped in front of Hillary Clinton in Florida. The Q now has Trump ahead 42-39 over Clinton, and that’s just head to head. Throw in Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson and Jill Stein of the Green Party and the Donald goes up by five points. Head to head is within the 3.1 percent plus-minus margin of error. And the Q poll, while always widely cited, has its share of…

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Mitch Perry Report for 7.13.16 – Conservatism is still running strong, Jeb Bush insists

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Jeb Bush says whatever you want to call Donald Trump, don’t call him a conservative. “Conservatism is temporarily dead,” the former Florida Governor told Nicole Wallace on an MSNBC special that aired Monday night. “I mean, if you look at it, we have two candidates. Donald Trump is barely a Republican. He’s certainly not a conservative.” Bush makes the point, however, that while that might not matter much in the presidential sweepstakes, conservatism is still powerful across the country. “I…

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