Poll: Clinton, Trump in statistical dead heat
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Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonDemocratic Socialists of America endorses Sanders for president How to end the Electoral College and elect our next president by popular vote CNN town halls put network at center of Dem primary MORE leads Republican nominee Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpSenate GOP budget ignores Trump, cuts defense Trump says he'll nominate Stephen Moore to Fed White House: ISIS territory in Syria has been 100 percent eliminated MORE by just 4 points in a new national poll, within its margin of error.

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Clinton leads Trump, 47 percent to 43 percent, among likely voters in the Washington Post-ABC News poll released early Sunday. 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 has 5 percent support, and the Green Party’s Jill Stein has 2 percent.

In a two-way race, Clinton maintains a 4-point lead over Trump, 50 percent to 46 percent.

In a similar poll just before the first presidential debate of 2016 in late September, Clinton led Trump by 2 points in a four-way race, 46 percent to 44 percent.

The new poll was conducted following the release of a 2005 tape in which Trump makes lewd comments about kissing and groping women without their consent.

Almost 70 percent of respondents said they believe Trump probably made unwanted sexual advances, the Post reported. Most also said his apology was insincere.

More than half of all respondents, 64 percent, said the tape won’t make a difference in their votes.

The poll of 740 likely voters, conducted Oct. 10–13, has a margin of error of 4 percentage points.

Clinton leads Trump by 11 points in a four-way race and 10 points in a two-candidate match-up in an NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll also released Sunday morning.

Clinton has a 5.5-point lead nationally according to a RealClearPolitics average of polling.

--This report was updated at 11:48 a.m.