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Monday, February 29, 2016
Poll: Trump commands 33-point lead nationally
Kyle Balluck and Mark Hensch Donald Trump increased his lead atop the GOP presidential field in a new national poll, attracting 49 percent support among Republican voters.
Trump holds a 33-point lead over his closest competitor, Marco Rubio, in a CNN/ORC International poll released Monday morning, one day before ballots are cast on Super Tuesday.
Rubio has 16 percent support in the new poll, followed by Ted Cruz with 15 percent, Ben Carson with 10 percent and John Kasich with 6 percent.
Trump and Rubio gained 8 points apiece since a similar poll in late January, while Cruz lost 4 points.