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Trump Up by 22 Points in SC

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By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 14, 2016 1:04 PM CST
Trump Up by 22 Points in SC
Donald Trump speaks during the CBS News Republican presidential debate at the Peace Center, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Greenville, SC.   (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

(Newser) – More good news for Donald Trump: He is running away with the South Carolina primary, according to a new CBS News poll, that puts the business mogul at a commanding 42% lead. Ted Cruz is in a distant second place with 20%, buoyed by conservatives and evangelicals, with Marco Rubio polling at 15%, and John Kasich seeing a post-New Hampshire boost of 9%—a boost that's somewhat muted by his lacking popularity with the state's evangelicals. Jeb Bush and Ben Carson are both polling at 6%. On the Democratic side, Hillary Clinton is leading Bernie Sanders by a margin of 59% to 40%. (Read more Donald Trump stories.)

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