Poll: Clinton, Sanders would beat Trump
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Democrats Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonBiden slams Trump over golf gif hitting Clinton Overnight Cybersecurity: Equifax hit by earlier hack | What to know about Kaspersky controversy | Officials review EU-US privacy pact Overnight Tech: Equifax hit by earlier undisclosed hack | Facebook takes heat over Russian ads | Alt-right Twitter rival may lose domain MORE and Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersOvernight 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 Dems fear lasting damage from Clinton-Sanders fight MORE would both defeat GOP presidential front-runner 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 in a general election, according to a new poll.

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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 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 and 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, 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.