Poll: Clinton, Sanders would beat Trump
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Clinton tops Trump in a hypothetical match-up, 52 percent to 44 percent, in the CNN/ORC survey released early Tuesday.

Sanders would also beat the outspoken billionaire, pollsters found, by a 12-point margin.

Trump has closed the gap with Sanders, while Clinton has gained ground against the real estate mogul, pollsters found. Trump and Clinton were tied at 48 percent in a similar sampling last September, CNN/ORC reported.

Sanders, meanwhile, has slipped from his best showing, last July, when he was ahead 59 percent to 38 percent.

Clinton is the underdog against the other GOP hopefuls, Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioOvernight Cybersecurity: What we learned from Carter Page's House Intel testimony | House to mark up foreign intel reform law | FBI can't access Texas shooter's phone | Sessions to testify at hearing amid Russia scrutiny Cornyn: Senate GOP tax plan to be released Thursday This week: GOP seeks to advance tax overhaul MORE and Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzOvernight Finance: GOP criticism of tax bill grows, but few no votes | Highlights from day two of markup | House votes to overturn joint-employer rule | Senate panel approves North Korean banking sanctions GOP criticism of tax bill grows, but few ready to vote against it Anti-gay marriage county clerk Kim Davis to seek reelection in Kentucky MORE, in other theoretical pairings in the new poll. Rubio tops Clinton, 50 percent to 47 percent; Cruz edges past her, 49 percent to 48 percent.

Sanders fares more favorably against them, however.

He takes 53 percent to Rubio’s 45 percent, and he bests Cruz in a hypothetical matchup, 57 percent to 40 percent.

CNN/ORC polled 920 registered voters Feb. 24–27 with 3 percentage point margin of error.

Clinton leads Sanders by about 10 points nationwide, according to the latest RealClearPolitics average of polls.

Trump, meanwhile, has a nearly 16-point edge over the Republican presidential field in the latest edition of the same index.

Voters in 12 states and American Samoa will cast ballots on Super Tuesday, making it the single biggest day of the 2016 election cycle so far.