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From the staff of the Tampa Bay Times

Trump expands lead, Rubio sits in second, new poll shows



Q poll national:

Donald Trump - 27 percent

Marco Rubio - 17 percent

Ben Carson and Ted Cruz - 16 percent each

Jeb Bush - 5 percent

No other candidate tops 3 percent, with 8 percent undecided.

“It doesn’t seem to matter what he says or who he offends, whether the facts are contested or the ‘political correctness’ is challenged, Donald Trump seems to be wearing Kevlar,” said Tim Malloy, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Poll.

“Dr. Ben Carson, moving to center stage just one month ago, now needs some CPR. The Doctor sinks. The Donald soars. The GOP, 11 months from the election, has to be thinking, ‘This could be the guy.’ "

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[Last modified: Wednesday, December 2, 2015 9:18am]


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