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Poll: Sanders surges to 10-point Iowa lead

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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is up by double-digits on former secretary of State Hillary Clinton in Iowa and New Hampshire, according to a poll released by CBS News on Sunday.

The senator is drawing 43 percent support in the first-in-the-nation Iowa caucus, besting Clinton by 10 points.

{mosads}Sanders is also drawing 52 percent support in New Hampshire, almost doubling Clinton, who sits at 30 percent support in the Granite State.

Clinton, however, doubles-up Sanders in South Carolina, drawing 46 percent compared to the senator’s 23 percent.

Vice President Biden, who is considering a run for the Democratic presidential nomination, places third in all three states, drawing 10 percent support in Iowa, 9 percent support in New Hampshire, and a strong 22 percent backing in South Carolina.

The YouGov/CBS News 2016 Battleground Tracker poll, conducted Sept. 3 – 10, surveyed 548 likely Democratic primary voters in New Hampshire, 528 in South Carolina, and 646 in Iowa. The margin of error for the poll is 5 percent.

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