Sanders takes nine-point lead over Clinton in New Hampshire: poll

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Senator Sanders talks to tribal members of the Sac and Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa/Meskwaki Nation during a campaign event at the Meskwaki Nation Settlement near Tama, IowaSenator Bernie Sanders has opened a nine-point lead over fellow Democrat Hillary Clinton among party supporters in New Hampshire, according to an NBC News/Marist Poll released on Sunday. The survey showed that 41 percent of Democratic voters would back Sanders while 32 percent would cast a vote for Clinton if the poll were held today and Vice President Joe Biden were on the ballot. Support for Biden, who has yet to decide whether to run after the death of his son Beau in May, was at 16 percent.

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