Cruz gains on Trump in GOP race; Clinton handily leads Sanders

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Even as Donald Trump maintains a lead nationally in the Republican presidential race, he faces a growing challenge from Sen. Ted Cruz and concern among voters about his fitness for the White House, a Quinnipiac Poll shows.

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Cruz gains on Trump in GOP race; Clinton handily leads Sanders
I told you @TIME Magazine would never pick me as person of the year despite being the big favorite They picked person who is ruining Germany
I would like to wish everyone, including all haters and losers (of which, sadly, there are many) a truly happy and enjoyable Memorial Day!
Just made the point at #NCGOPcon that "we have to protect our border & I think everyone here knows, nobody can build a wall like Trump!"
My twitter has become so powerful that I can actually make my enemies tell the truth.
China's Communist Party has now publicly praised Obama's reelection. They have never had it so good. Will own America soon.
While Jon Stewart is a joke, not very bright and totally overrated, some losers and haters will miss him & his dumb clown humor. Too bad!
Why is Obama playing basketball today? That is why our country is in trouble!
An 'extremely credible source' has called my office and told me that @BarackObama's birth certificate is a fraud.
Remember, I said Derek don't sell your Trump World Tower apartment...its been lucky for you. The day after he sold it, he broke his foot.
I never fall for scams. I am the only person who immediately walked out of my ‘Ali G’ interview
.@cher--I don’t wear a “rug”—it’s mine. And I promise not to talk about your massive plastic surgeries that didn’t work.
The concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make U.S. manufacturing non-competitive.
.@katyperry is no bargain but I don't like John Mayer--he dates and tells--be careful Katy (just watch!).
.@BetteMidler talks about my hair but I'm not allowed to talk about her ugly face or body --- so I won't. Is this a double standard?
It's Thursday. How much money did Barack Obama waste today on crony green energy projects?
Truly weird Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky reminds me of a spoiled brat without a properly functioning brain. He was terrible at DEBATE!
Hey @realDonaldTrump - In case you're looking for that tweet you deleted .. I got it right here.
This very expensive GLOBAL WARMING bullshit has got to stop. Our planet is freezing, record low temps,and our GW scientists are stuck in ice
Everyone knows I am right that Robert Pattinson should dump Kristen Stewart. In a couple of years, he will thank me. Be smart, Robert.
26,000 unreported sexual assults in the military-only 238 convictions. What did these geniuses expect when they put men & women together?
Sorry losers and haters, but my I.Q. is one of the highest -and you all know it! Please don't feel so stupid or insecure,it's not your fault
How amazing, the State Health Director who verified copies of Obama’s “birth certificate” died in plane crash today. All others lived

  • Trump backed by 28 percent of GOP voters, Cruz runs 2nd with 24 percent
    • Sen. Marco Rubio has 12 percent, Ben Carson 10 percent, no other candidate cracks double digits
    • In comparable poll released Dec. 2, Trump had 27 percent, Rubio 2nd with 17 percent, Cruz and Carson were tied at 16 percent
  • Hillary Clinton tops Sen. Bernie Sanders, 61 percent to 30 percent, in Democratic race; results virtually unchanged from Dec. 2 survey
  • In latest poll, 50 percent of all voters interviewed say they would feel embarrassed to have Trump as president
    • "Can a candidate that half the American electorate thinks is an embarrassment win in November?" asks poll asst. director Tim Malloy in statement
  • In theoretical head-to-head general election matchups, poll shows:
    • Clinton beats Trump, 47 percent to 40 percent
    • Clinton, Cruz tied, each with 44 percent
    • Clinton in virtual tie with Rubio -- 44 percent for her, 43 percent for him
  • Dec. 16-20 poll of 1,140 registered voters has error margin of +/-2.9 ppts; figure is +/-4.4 ppts for GOP subset, +/-4.6ppts for Democratic subset
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