First Read: With 47 Days to Go, Trump Needs Outside Forces to Win

September 22, 2016 12:35 PM

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First Read is a morning briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter.

Ahead of Monday's first debate, Hillary Clinton holds the advantage in the 2016 presidential contest, according to our new national NBC/WSJ poll. In the four-way horserace, Clinton gets support from 43% of likely voters and Trump gets 37%, while Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson is at 9% and the Gree...

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