Poll: Clinton drops 10 points in 5 days
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Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonOvernight Defense: Pompeo clears Senate panel, on track for confirmation | Retired officers oppose Haspel for CIA director | Iran, Syria on agenda for Macron visit George H.W. Bush in intensive care GOP chairmen say they have deal with Justice on documents MORE is dragging her feet into the first Democratic presidential primary debate on Tuesday, dropping 10 points in less than a week, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Friday.

While Clinton enjoyed 51 percent support among Democratic voters in the poll’s Oct. 4 iteration, that number dipped to 41 percent on Oct. 9.

Both Sen. Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersOvernight Finance: Treasury mulls sanctions relief for Russian aluminum firm | Trump floats tying NAFTA talks to border security | 14 states hit record-low unemployment Kamala Harris will no longer accept corporate PAC money Judd Gregg: Who wins with Paul Ryan's departure? MORE (I-Vt.) and Vice President Biden, who has yet to announce whether he will run for president, gained supporters from Clinton’s loss.

Sanders's support increased from 24 percent to 28 percent over the same time frame, and Biden's jumped from 16 percent to 20 percent support.

Clinton, the favorite to win the Democratic nomination when she launched her campaign in June, has faced sagging poll numbers in the face of continuous criticism for her use of a private email server during her tenure as secretary of State.

Clinton has apologized and turned over work-related emails to the State Department, which is making them public in bunches.

House Benghazi Committee Chairman Trey GowdyHarold (Trey) Watson GowdyGOP chairmen say they have deal with Justice on documents Overnight Energy: Dems raise new questions about Pruitt's security | EPA rules burning wood is carbon neutral | Fourth GOP lawmaker calls for Pruitt's ouster | Court blocks delay to car efficiency fines Dems: Pruitt’s office security sweep was subpar MORE (R-S.C.) said he will release an additional batch of Clinton emails purporting to show her foreign policy in Libya was influenced by special interests.

Democrats are again accusing the panel of politicizing the deadly 2012 terrorist attacks on a U.S. compound in Benghazi, Libya, after House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) linked the committee’s work to Clinton’s  poll numbers.

The Reuters/Ipsos poll was conducted Oct. 9 and includes 624 respondents. The margin of error is 4.5 points.