Poll: Sanders within 3 of Clinton nationally

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Democratic presidential candidate Bernie SandersBernie SandersSanders aide: We're trying to open party to 'new blood' Sanders to Larry David: 'I want you to keep your job' Clinton allies blame Bernie for bad polls MORE has nearly caught up with rival Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonSanders aide: We're trying to open party to 'new blood' Poll: Most voters think Trump should release tax returns Poll: Clinton, Trump disliked by majority of Americans MORE, according to a Reuters/Ipsos national poll released Friday afternoon.

Clinton leads by just 3 points, well within the poll's margin of error. The former secretary of State gets 48 percent support compared to Sanders's 45 percent.

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The findings mirror the results of Monday's Iowa Democratic caucus, which Clinton won by less than one percentage point.

Sanders still has a comfortable lead in New Hampshire, just four days away from the state's primary.

The poll was conducted from Feb. 2 to 5, shortly after the Iowa caucuses. It surveyed 512 people and has a margin of error of 5 percent.

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