Poll: Clinton leads by 8 points nationally
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Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonGeorge HW Bush wears 'book socks' to Barbara Bush's funeral to honor her passion for literacy Obamas, Clintons to attend funeral of Barbara Bush Hillary Clinton to fundraise in DC for public charter high school MORE is up 8 points on Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpFlynn to campaign for Montana GOP Senate candidate Trump considering pardon for boxing legend after call from Sylvester Stallone Decline in EPA enforcement won't keep climate bill from coming MORE nationally, according to a new poll released Friday.

Clinton has 42 percent support in the Reuters/Ipsos poll, with Trump at 34 percent. Another 23 percent wouldn't pick either candidate.

Clinton's lead over Trump slimmed slightly in a four-way match-up that included Libertarian nominee Gary JohnsonGary Earl JohnsonWithout ranked voting, Pennsylvania's slim margins hide voters' preferences If weed is no longer a crime, why are people still behind bars? Gary Johnson: Trump admin marijuana policy shift could cost him reelection MORE and Green Party nominee Jill Stein. In that scenario, the poll found Clinton, the Democratic presidential nominee, at 41 percent and Trump, her GOP counterpart, at 34 percent. Johnson received 7 percent and Stein 2 percent.
The surveys of 1,118 and 1,119 likely voters, respectively, were conducted Aug. 14-18 online and each have a credibility interval of 3 percentage points.

Clinton has led in the survey the past several weeks, with her support ranging between 41 and 44 percent while Trump's has ranged between 33 and 39 percent.

Trump has sought to regain his footing in the race this week, delivering several carefully scripted speeches and overseeing a shake-up of his top campaign lieutenants.
Clinton has consistently led Trump in both national polls and in battleground states lately. Trump's campaign went up with its first general election TV ads on Friday.
Reuters noted that at this point in the 2012 race, President Obama was leading GOP nominee Mitt Romney by less than 2 points.