Poll: Sanders more electable than Hillary against top Republicans
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Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersThis week: Senate races toward ObamaCare repeal vote GOP’s message on ObamaCare is us versus them Sanders tries to sway GOP colleague on Obamacare repeal MORE (I-Vt.) is more electable than Democratic presidential rival Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonJuan Williams: Trump refills the swamp Pelosi: Trump insisted he won popular vote in our first meeting Are Democrats trying to pin the blame for their own sins on Russia? MORE against several top Republican candidates, according to the new national Quinnipiac University Poll.

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Sanders leads Sen. Ted CruzTed CruzThis week: Senate races toward ObamaCare repeal vote McConnell allies confident in healthcare win GOP’s message on ObamaCare is us versus them MORE (R-Texas) by 10 points, businessman Donald TrumpDonald TrumpScarborough: Obama controlling Trump with 'Jedi mind tricks' Juan Williams: Trump refills the swamp Pelosi: Trump insisted he won popular vote in our first meeting MORE by 8 points, retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson by 6 points and Sen. Marco RubioMarco RubioElection hacking fears turn heat on Homeland Security Will Republicans stand up to the NRA's insurrection rhetoric? The Hill's Whip List: Senate ObamaCare repeal bill 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.