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Marco Rubio in second place in Economist/YouGov GOP survey

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A new Economist/YouGov poll finds Donald Trump continuing to lead the GOP presidential race, but the numbers are troubling for his candidacy going forward. The New York City-based businessman/celebrity leads with 25 percent support, followed by Marco Rubio at 16 percent, Ben Carson at 15 percent, Ted Cruz at 9 percent,  Carly Fiorina at 8 percent, Jeb Bush at 7 percent and Rand Paul at 4 percent. The poll shows that just two weeks ago, nearly half of Republicans picked Trump as their first or second choice. Now, after the second GOP presidential debate, that number has dropped by 12 points. One…

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