Sanders surges in Iowa poll, leads Clinton 49-44: Quinnipiac

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Bernie Sanders now leads Hillary Clinton 49 percent to 44 percent among likely Democratic participants in next month's Iowa caucuses, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll.

  • In last poll on Dec. 15, Clinton led Sanders 51%-40%
  • Men support Sanders 61 percent to 30 percent, while women back Clinton 55 percent to 39 percent
  • Martin O'Malley supported by 4 percent of those surveyed and only 3 percent of surveyed remain undecided
  • Poll of 492 likely Democratic participants was conducted Jan. 5-10 by land lines and cell phones and has +/- 4.4 percentage point margin of error

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Sanders surges in Iowa poll, leads Clinton 49-44: Quinnipiac
Hillary Clinton, former Secretary of State and 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, speaks during a town hall meeting at Keene High School in Keene, New Hampshire, U.S., on Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016. Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton on Saturday said she will unveil proposals this month that will go beyond the Buffett Rule to raise the effective tax rates paid by the wealthiest Americans. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Hillary Clinton, former Secretary of State and 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, smiles while being introduced during a town hall meeting at Keene High School in Keene, New Hampshire, U.S., on Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016. Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton on Saturday said she will unveil proposals this month that will go beyond the Buffett Rule to raise the effective tax rates paid by the wealthiest Americans. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images
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