Donald Trump Takes Lead Over Hillary Clinton In National Poll

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Alex Pappas Political Reporter
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Donald Trump has pulled ahead of Hillary Clinton again nationally, according to one poll released Thursday.

[dcquiz] According to Rasmussen’s latest polling, Trump is at 40 percent, Clinton is at 39 percent, Libertarian Gary Johnson is at 7 percent and Green Party candidate Jill Stein is at 3 percent. Three percent in the poll are supporting someone else while 7 percent say they are still undecided.

Most recent national polls have Clinton, the Democratic nominee, ahead of Trump, the Republican nominee. Rasmussen’s poll released last week had Clinton leading Trump 42 percent to 38 percent.

The Real Clear Politics polling average has Clinton up over Trump by 3.9 points.

Trump celebrated the numbers in a tweet on Thursday. “Poll numbers way up – making big progress!”

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