Trump continues huge leads in SC polling
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Republican presidential candidate Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden slams Trump over golf gif hitting Clinton Trump Jr. declines further Secret Service protection: report Report: Mueller warned Manafort to expect an indictment MORE continues to lead the field in South Carolina days before its Saturday primary, with a bottleneck for second place, according to a new poll. 
 
Trump got 33 percent support in an American Research Group (ARG) poll conducted this week and released Tuesday.
 
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Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioOvernight Defense: Senate passes 0B defense bill | 3,000 US troops heading to Afghanistan | Two more Navy officials fired over ship collisions Senate passes 0B defense bill Trump bets base will stick with him on immigration MORE follows at 16 percent, then Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzSenate Dems hold floor talk-a-thon against latest ObamaCare repeal bill Overnight Finance: CBO to release limited analysis of ObamaCare repeal bill | DOJ investigates Equifax stock sales | House weighs tougher rules for banks dealing with North Korea GOP state lawmakers meet to plan possible constitutional convention MORE and John Kasich at 14 percent apiece and Jeb Bush at 9 percent.
 
Ben Carson sits at 3 percent. Another 8 percent of likely GOP voters remain undecided. 
 
The survey of 400 likely GOP primary voters was conducted Feb. 14-16 via telephones with a margin of error of 5 percentage points. 
 
Trump has led a series of polls in the state released this week, though others have found different results in the tightly-packed race for second place.
 
survey from the South Carolina House GOP had Cruz at 16 percent, with Rubio and Bush at 15 percent apiece, Kasich at 8 percent and Carson at 7 percent.
 
CNN/ORC found Cruz at 22 percent, Rubio at 14 percent, Bush at 10 percent, Carson at 6 percent and Kasich at 4 percent.
 
Public Policy Polling found Rubio and Cruz tied for second with 18 percent, Kasich at 10 percent, and Bush and Carson tied at 7 percent apiece.