Poll: Clinton’s lead shrinks to 2 points nationally
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Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonYang expands campaign with senior hires for digital operations Top GOP legislator in California leaves party GOP senators request interview with former DNC contractor to probe possible Ukraine ties MORE leads Republican rival Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump says he will 'temporarily hold off' on declaring Mexican drug cartels as terror organization House Judiciary Committee formally receives impeachment report Artist behind gold toilet offered to Trump sells banana duct-taped to a wall for 0,000 MORE by 2 points in a new national poll, within the survey's margin of error.


Clinton leads Trump, 42 percent to 40 percent, in a two-way race in the Morning Consult poll released Sunday morning.

Just three weeks ago, Clinton led Trump by 7 points in the same poll, 44 percent to 37 percent.

When third-party candidates are factored into the new poll, Clinton maintains a 2-point lead over Trump, with 38 percent support for the former secretary of State, 36 percent for the real estate mogul, 9 percent for Libertarian Party nominee Gary JohnsonGary Earl JohnsonThe Trump strategy: Dare the Democrats to win Trump challenger: 'All bets are off' if I win New Hampshire primary Scaramucci assembling team of former Cabinet members to speak out against Trump MORE and 4 percent for Green Party nominee Jill Stein.

Approximately 13 percent of respondents still say they are undecided.

The Morning Consult poll of 2,001 registered voters, conducted Sept.1 –2, has a margin of error of 2 percentage points.

Clinton leads Trump by about 4 points nationally, according to the RealClearPolitics average of polls.

— This report was updated at 9:23 a.m.