Carson, Clinton tied nationally
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Ben Carson has pulled into a tie with Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham Clinton Democrats plot new approach to win over rural voters The Memo: Sanders-Warren battle could reshape Democratic primary Rosenstein says he authorized release of Strzok-Page texts MORE in a new national poll.

According to an NBC News-Wall Street Journal survey released on Tuesday, Carson and Clinton each take 47 percent support.


Clinton leads all other Republican presidential candidates tested in the poll, holding a 3-point lead over Sen. Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioApple under pressure to unlock Pensacola shooter's phones Senators offer bill to create alternatives to Huawei in 5G tech Surging Sanders draws fresh scrutiny ahead of debate MORE (R-Fla.), a 4-point lead over former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and an 8-point lead over Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump's newest Russia adviser, Andrew Peek, leaves post: report Hawley expects McConnell's final impeachment resolution to give White House defense ability to motion to dismiss Trump rips New York City sea wall: 'Costly, foolish' and 'environmentally unfriendly idea' MORE.

Carson does best in the head-to-head match-up with Clinton by virtue of his strength among independent voters. Carson leads Clinton by 13 points among this bloc, while Rubio, Bush and Trump lead Clinton among independents by 7-points or fewer.

Vermont Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersBiden alleges Sanders campaign 'doctored video' to attack him on Social Security record Sanders campaign responds to Biden doctored video claims: Biden should 'stop trying to doctor' public record The Memo: Sanders-Warren battle could reshape Democratic primary MORE fares about the same against Rubio and Trump, the only two candidates tested against the Vermont senator in the poll.

Sanders leads Trump by 9 points, 50 to 41, and Rubio by 5, 46 to 41.

The NBC-WSJ poll of 847 registered voters was conducted between Oct. 25 and Oct. 29 and has a 3.4 percentage point margin of error.