Poll: Sanders more electable than Hillary against top Republicans
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Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersDon't look now: Trump is uniting the GOP while Democrats remain divided Sanders: Trump is 'a pathological liar' Pressure grows on Perez to enter DNC race MORE (I-Vt.) is more electable than Democratic presidential rival Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonEx-Clinton staffer’s website: Trump ‘corrupt AF' Don't look now: Trump is uniting the GOP while Democrats remain divided Report: Trump gets one presidential intel brief a week MORE against several top Republican candidates, according to the new national Quinnipiac University Poll.

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Sanders leads Sen. Ted CruzTed CruzThe Hill's 12:30 Report Cruz defends Trump's Taiwan call Ark., Texas senators put cheese dip vs. queso to the test MORE (R-Texas) by 10 points, businessman Donald TrumpDonald TrumpEx-Clinton staffer’s website: Trump ‘corrupt AF' Don't look now: Trump is uniting the GOP while Democrats remain divided Nutrition subcommittee members fight hunger for the holidays MORE by 8 points, retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson by 6 points and Sen. Marco RubioMarco RubioWhat Trump's Cabinet picks reveal House passes water bill with Flint aid, drought relief What the 2016 election can tell us about 2018 midterms MORE (R-Fla.) by 1 point in the poll.

Clinton also leads the top four Republican candidates, but by slightly smaller margins. She leads Cruz by 5 points, Trump by 6 points, Carson by 3 points and Rubio by 1 point in the survey.

Still, Clinton has widened her lead in the Democratic race to 30 points in the poll, taking 60 percent to Sanders's 30 percent. Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley takes 2 percent in the latest poll.

On the Republican side, Trump has widened his lead and is now supported by 27 percent, followed by Rubio at 17 percent and Cruz and Carson tied at 16 percent.

The survey of 1,453 registered voters was conducted Nov. 23 to Nov. 30 via landlines and cellphones with an overall margin of error of 4.1 percentage points.