Poll: Clinton tops GOP, Dem 2016 rivals
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Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonDemocrats bristle as Hicks appears for daylong Capitol Hill testimony Democrats bristle as Hicks appears for daylong Capitol Hill testimony Trump: 'So sad' Democrats are putting Hope Hicks 'through hell' MORE holds a strong lead over a slew of potential 2016 Democratic and Republican presidential rivals, according to a new poll released Wednesday.

The CNN/ORC poll reveals that most voters would pick the former secretary of State over five other likely Democratic candidates in head-to-head match-ups. Voters also prefer Clinton over seven potential Republican contenders in hypothetical races.

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Clinton leads the pack of likely 2016 Democratic candidates with 62 percent support. Her nearest competitors are Vice President Biden and Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenSanders denies tweet about corporate Democrats was dig at Warren Sanders denies tweet about corporate Democrats was dig at Warren Warren: 'On Juneteenth and every day: Black lives matter' MORE (Mass.), each with 10 percent support.

Independent Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersSanders denies tweet about corporate Democrats was dig at Warren Sanders denies tweet about corporate Democrats was dig at Warren Democrats asked to create ideal candidate to beat Trump pick white man: poll MORE (Vt.), who is also weighing a bid, snagged 3 percent support. Former Gov. Martin O’Malley (Md.) and former Sen. Jim Webb (Va.) rounded out the field with 1 percent apiece.

Clinton's lead among Democrats grows notably if Warren is removed from the field. In that scenario, 67 percent of voters back Clinton, with Biden being her nearest rival with 16 percent.

Voters also favor Clinton in head-to-head contests with the GOP’s likely 2016 candidates.

She beats former Gov. Jeb Bush (Fla.), her closest Republican competitor, 55 percent to 40 percent. 

Clinton also tops Gov. Chris Christie (R-N.J.) 55 percent to 40 percent and Sen. Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioThe Hill's 12:30 Report — Presented by MAPRx — Trump jumps into 2020 race The Hill's 12:30 Report — Presented by MAPRx — Trump jumps into 2020 race GOP frets about Trump's poll numbers MORE (Fla.) 55 percent to 42 percent.

Voters also prefer Clinton over former Gov. Mike Huckabee (Ark), 55percent 41 percent; over Sen. Rand PaulRandal (Rand) Howard PaulSenate to vote Thursday to block Trump's Saudi arms deal Senate to vote Thursday to block Trump's Saudi arms deal Overnight Defense: Shanahan exit shocks Washington | Pentagon left rudderless | Lawmakers want answers on Mideast troop deployment | Senate could vote on Saudi arms deal this week | Pompeo says Trump doesn't want war with Iran MORE (Ky.), 54 percent to 43 percent; Gov. Scott Walker (Wis.) by 55 percent to 40 percent; and over retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson 56 percent to 40 percent.

The poll shows that Clinton is still in a commanding position despite the controversy over her use of a private email account and server while serving as secretary of State. Fifty-three percent of voters viewed Clinton favorably, while 44 percent viewed her unfavorably.

Clinton addressed the controversy, revealing that she had deleted messages but insisting all relevant emails had been shared with the State Department.

But Republicans are vowing to investigate the matter. Speaker John BoehnerJohn Andrew BoehnerTed Cruz, AOC have it right on banning former members of Congress from becoming lobbyists Ted Cruz, AOC have it right on banning former members of Congress from becoming lobbyists Rep. Amash stokes talk of campaign against Trump MORE (R-Ohio) on Tuesday called on Clinton to give a “neutral third party” access to the email server. Rep. Trey GowdyHarold (Trey) Watson GowdyOur sad reality: Donald Trump is no Eisenhower GOP takes aim at Comey, Brennan House Dem calls on lawmakers to 'insulate' election process following Mueller report MORE (R-S.C.), chairman of the House panel investigating the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, said Sunday the House could vote to subpoena Clinton’s emails.

CNN/ORC interviewed 1,009 via telephone for the poll form March 13-15. It has 3-percentage-point margin of error.