Ben Jacobs

The Guardian

Political reporter for The Guardian

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Recent national polls show Hillary Clinton has opened a lead on Donald Trump -- a few weeks ahead of both parties’ nominating conventions.

Trump Trashes Trade, Clinton Tries to Stay on Top

Recent national polls show Hillary Clinton has opened a lead on Donald Trump -- a few weeks ahead of both parties’ nominating conventions.

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