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L.A. Times/USC Dornsife Poll: Trump 47%, Clinton 40%

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks on the last day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania — A new USC Dornsife / Los Angeles Times Presidential Election Poll released Wednesday shows Republican nominee Donald Trump with 47% support among likely voters, and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton with 40.4% — the largest lead for the Republican thus far in the 2016 presidential race.

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PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania — A new USC Dornsife / Los Angeles Times Presidential Election Poll released Wednesday shows Republican nominee Donald Trump with 47% support among likely voters, and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton with 40.4% — the largest lead for the Republican thus far in the 2016 presidential race.

PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 26: on the second day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 26, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton received the number of votes needed to secure the party's nomination. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Philadelphia, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Democratic National Convention kicked off July 25. (Photo by

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