Closing the gap……….
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (D) leads real estate mogul Donald Trump (R) by just 3 percentage votes among registered voters in a hypothetical matchup, according to a new poll.
Washington Post/ABC News pollsters found 46 percent support for Clinton, compared with 43 percent for Trump.
The Democratic front-runner has a wider lead over her Republican counterpart among all adults, 51 percent to 39 percent.
Trump has surged to the top of the GOP field, with 29.8 percent support, according to a RealClearPolitics average of polling.
Another poll released Sunday shows him atop the crowded 2016 Republican presidential field in California.
The USC Dornsife/LA Times Poll found that 24 percent of Republicans said they would support Trump.
That same poll found Clinton leading Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) in California, 42 percent to 26 percent.
The Washington Post/ABC News poll of 1,003 adults, conducted by telephone September 7-10, 2015, has a 3.5 percent margin of error.