Clinton leads by 7 points as Trump faces grope claims: Reuters/Ipsos poll

U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks at a fundraiser in SeattleTwo more women came forward on Friday with allegations that Trump had groped them, including a contestant on his reality show, “The Apprentice,” as the businessman said accusations of sexual misconduct against him were part of a plot to discredit him only weeks from the election. Trump’s campaign for the Nov. 8 election has been scrambling to recover from the release a week ago of a 2005 video in which he bragged about groping women and making unwanted sexual advances Support for Clinton has been mostly rising in the seven-day tracking poll since the last week of August, when the candidates were drawing about the same level of support.

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