Texas becomes tossup, RealClearPolitics declares
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The political tracking site RealClearPolitics, which collects and averages polls in every state, declared Sunday that Texas is now a tossup in the presidential election. 

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The site previously classified the traditionally red state as leaning toward GOP nominee Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpDemocrats ask if they have reason to worry about UK result Trump scramble to rack up accomplishments gives conservatives heartburn Seven years after Sandy Hook, the politics of guns has changed MORE, but it made the switch after the release of a CBS tracking poll Sunday showing Democratic nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonMore than 200,000 Wisconsin voters will be removed from the rolls Trump is threatening to boycott the debates — here's how to make sure he shows up Trey Gowdy returns to Fox News as contributor MORE down just 3 points in the Lone Star State.

The RCP average of polls showed Trump ahead of Clinton by 4.8 points on Sunday.