Poll: Clinton holds national lead ahead of Dem debate


Hillary Clinton maintains a strong national lead among Democrats even though Bernie Sanders is gaining on her in New Hampshire, a new poll finds.

Clinton holds the support of 59 percent of Democratic voters to Sanders' 26 percent, according to a Monmouth poll released Wednesday. These numbers remain virtually unchanged from October, when Clinton held 57 percent of the vote after the first Democratic debate and Sanders held 24 percent.

Since that October debate, Clinton testified in front of the Benghazi Select Committee, won multiple high-profile congressional and union endorsements and has emphasized her background as secretary of state in the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, Calif.

Read more on WashingtonExaminer.com