Trump trails Clinton by 3 in Breitbart poll
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Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpKey takeaways from the Arizona Senate debate Major Hollywood talent firm considering rejecting Saudi investment money: report Mattis says he thought 'nothing at all' about Trump saying he may leave administration MORE lags 3 points behind Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonCarter Page files defamation lawsuit against DNC Dems fear party is headed to gutter from Avenatti’s sledgehammer approach Election Countdown: Cruz, O'Rourke fight at pivotal point | Ryan hitting the trail for vulnerable Republicans | Poll shows Biden leading Dem 2020 field | Arizona Senate debate tonight MORE in the race for the White House nationwide, according to a new Breitbart News poll.

Clinton leads Trump, 43 percent to 40 percent, in the Breitbart News/Gravis Marketing survey released Sunday.

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Libertarian presidential nominee Gary JohnsonGary Earl JohnsonThird-party voters made it difficult to predict 2016, says pollster A Senator Gary Johnson could be good not just for Libertarians, but for the Senate too Clinton would beat Trump in landslide in 2016 re-run, says Hill.TV poll MORE ranks third with 7 percent, while Green Party nominee Jill Stein nabs less than 1 percent.

The conservative news outlet questioned 2,348 likely voters from Sept. 7 to Sept. 8. Its new poll has a margin of error of 2 percentage points.

“This is a snapshot of where the race stands just after Labor Day, the traditional beginning of the presidential race’s serious phase,” said Doug Kaplan, managing partner of Gravis Marketing, the Florida-based firm that conducted the poll.

The last Breitbart News/Gravis Marketing survey released in late August found Clinton leading Trump by 1 point, 42 percent to 41 percent. An early August edition of the poll had Clinton leading Trump by 5 points, 42 percent to 37 percent.

Monday’s results come as the race between Clinton and Trump tightens at both the state and national levels. 

Clinton, the Democratic presidential nominee, leads Trump, the Republican nominee, by 3 points nationwide, according to the latest RealClearPolitics average of polls.

Trump appointed Breitbart News Chairman Stephen Bannon as his campaign’s chief executive during an overhaul of his team last month.

Clinton has repeatedly linked Bannon to the hardcore conservative “alt-right” movement as a means of criticizing Trump’s ideology.