Poll: Clinton leads by 8 points nationally
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Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonClinton and Ocasio-Cortez joke about Kushner's alleged use of WhatsApp Hillicon Valley: Kushner accused of using WhatsApp, personal email for official work | White House rejects request for Trump-Putin communications | Facebook left 'hundreds of millions' of passwords unsecured | Tech pressured to root out extremism Man accused of mailing pipe bombs to Dems pleads guilty MORE is up 8 points on Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpClinton and Ocasio-Cortez joke about Kushner's alleged use of WhatsApp Missouri Gov. declares state of emergency amid severe flooding Swalwell on Hicks testimony: 'She's going to have to tell us who she lied for' in Trump admin 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 JohnsonPotential GOP primary challenger: Trump's 'contempt for the American people' behind possible bid The Hill's 12:30 Report — Presented by Kidney Care Partners — Trump escalates border fight with emergency declaration Former Mass. governor takes step toward Trump primary challenge 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.