ANOTHER NATIONAL POLL, THIS ONE BY A MAJOR NEWS/POLLING COMBINE, ALSO SHOWS THAT HILLARY CLINTON HAS LOST HER NATIONWIDE LEAD OVER BERNIE SANDERS
REUTERS/IPSOS POLL SAYS LATEST SPLIT: CLINTON'S 48% to SANDERS' 45% IS WITHIN THE MARGIN OF ERROR -- MEANING A VIRTUAL DEAD HEAT NATIONALLY GOING INTO THE NEW HAMPSHIRE PRIMARY NEXT TUESDAY, WHERE SANDERS IS MAINTAINING HIS LOCAL LEAD
According to a report in Newsmax based on a Reuters/Thomson feed, "Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has erased Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's wide lead for the Democratic presidential nomination since the start of year, putting the two in a dead heat nationally, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll.... Cl inton leads Sanders 48 percent to 45 percent among Democratic voters, according to the poll of 512 Americans, conducted Feb. 2-5 following the Iowa caucus. The poll has a credibility interval of 5 percentage points.... Democrats had been supporting Clinton by more than a 2-to-1 margin at the beginning of the year. Sanders has narrowed that lead considerably over the past several weeks.... (See "Reuters Poll: Hillary's National Lead Has Vanished, In Dead Heat With Sanders" by Newsmax Staff from Thomson/Reuters, 2/5/16, Newsmax [http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/Reuters-Poll-Hillary-Clinton-Bernie-Sanders-dead-heat/2016/02/05/id/712984/]).
The original story that appeared on the Reuters home page is virtually the same as what appeared on the Newsmax internet posting (See also: "Exclusive: Presidential hopefuls Sanders, Clinton in dead heat - Reuters/Ipsos poll" by Chris Kahn, 2/5/16, Reuters/ U.S. [http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-poll-idUSMTZSAPEC253J02S1]).