Exclusive: Presidential hopefuls Sanders, Clinton in dead heat – Reuters/Ipsos poll

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and rival candidate U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders speak simultaneously at the NBC News - YouTube Democratic presidential candidates debate in CharlestonBy Chris Kahn NEW YORK (Reuters) – Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has erased Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s wide lead for the Democratic presidential nomination since the start of year, putting the two in a dead heat nationally, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll. Clinton leads Sanders 48 percent to 45 percent among Democratic voters, according to the poll of 512 Americans, conducted Feb. 2-5 following the Iowa caucus. Democrats had been supporting Clinton by more than a 2-to-1 margin at the beginning of the year.

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