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New Florida polls show momentum for Donald Trump, trouble for Hillary Clinton

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Two polls released Sunday show that there is a very good chance that Florida could choose Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton on Election Day. A NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll of 990 likely voters, conducted Oct. 25 – 26, shows Clinton up by just one point over Trump. Clinton comes in with 45 percent, while Trump gets 44 percent. Third party candidates lag in the low single digits: Libertarian Gary Johnson garners 5 percent; the Green Party’s Jill Stein gets her customary 2…

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Bob Sparks: Polls have recently missed the mark; how about the GOP presidential field?

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Political opinion polls can be useful, but they can also be dangerous in a figurative sense. Those thinking the election is over because a poll says so can be in for the shock of their lives. Polls can get it wrong in a big way. We have some recent examples. Going into Tuesday night’s statewide elections in Kentucky, Republican Matt Bevin was trailing Democrat Jack Conway by 5 points in the race for governor, according to the final Bluegrass Poll…

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