Carson, Clinton tied nationally
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Ben Carson has pulled into a tie with Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonTrump's economic approval takes hit in battleground states: poll This is how Democrats will ensure Trump's re-election The Hill's Morning Report - Trump takes 2020 roadshow to New Mexico 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 Rubio The 13 Republicans needed to pass gun-control legislation GOP group's ad calls on Graham to push for election security: 'Are you still trying?' Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick joins CBS News as contributor MORE (R-Fla.), a 4-point lead over former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and an 8-point lead over Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpTed Cruz knocks New York Times for 'stunning' correction on Kavanaugh report US service member killed in Afghanistan Pro-Trump website edited British reality star's picture to show him wearing Trump hat 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 SandersChamber of Commerce argues against Democratic proposals for financial transaction taxes Top Sanders adviser: 'He is a little bit angry' Working Families Party endorses Warren after backing Sanders in 2016 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.