Poll: Clinton, Trump tied nationally
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Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonRepublicans seem set to win the midterms — unless they defeat themselves Poll: Democracy is under attack, and more violence may be the future Popping the progressive bubble MORE and Donald TrumpDonald TrumpStowaway found in landing gear of plane after flight from Guatemala to Miami Kushner looking to Middle East for investors in new firm: report GOP eyes booting Democrats from seats if House flips MORE are in a dead heat in the race for the White House heading into their respective party conventions, according to a new national poll.

Trump and Clinton are tied at 40 percent support each in the CBS News/New York Times poll of adults released Thursday, with Clinton down 3 points and Trump up 3 points from last month.


The vast majority of Trump and Clinton supporters say they've made up their minds, including 88 percent of Clinton supporters and 90 percent of Trump supporters.

The Republican and Democratic contenders remain tied when Libertarian nominee Gary JohnsonGary Earl JohnsonBiden broadened Democratic base, cut into Trump coalition: study New Mexico lawmakers send recreational marijuana bills to governor Judge throws out murder convictions, releases men jailed for 24 years MORE is added to the mix, with Trump and Clinton at 36 percent apiece and Johnson at 12 percent.

The poll was conducted after FBI Director James Comey criticized Clinton for mishandling classified information as secretary of State but declined to recommend criminal charges against her.

Most voters in the poll say Clinton did something wrong when she used a personal email setup for official work, including 46 percent who say what she did was illegal. More than three-quarters of Republicans view her actions as illegal. Half of independents also hold that view, and few Democrats say she broke the law.

Sixty-seven percent of those polled say Clinton is not honest and trustworthy, up 5 points in the past month. Just 28 percent view her as honest. Still, views of Trump aren't much better: 62 percent of voters don't think he's honest.

The survey of 1,600 adults including 1,258 registered voters was conducted July 8–12 via landlines and cellphones with a margin of error of 3 percentage points.