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Clinton’s Lead Halved in New National Poll

According to the latest national poll, Hillary Clinton is leading Donald Trump by 3 points.

The Hill reports:

Clinton leads Trump by 3 points, 43 percent to 40 percent, in a head-to-head match-up in theMorning Consult poll released Sunday morning.

One week ago, Clinton led Trump by 6 points, 44 percent to 38 percent.

Voters view both candidates unfavorably, pollsters found, with 58 percent holding a negative view of Trump and 57 percent saying the same about Clinton.

Clinton has the support of 79 percent of African-Americans, compared to 5 percent of black voters who back Trump.

Trump also trails Clinton among women, 44 percent to 35 percent.

The new poll of 2,007 registered voters, conducted Aug. 24–26, has a margin of error of 2 percentage points.

Clinton leads Trump by 6 points, 48.3 percent to 42.3 percent, in a RealClearPolitics average of polls.

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