Trump's surge brings him to within 6 points of Hillary Clinton: poll

August 19, 2015 4:41 PM

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WASHINGTON — Businessman Donald Trump, the front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination, trails likely Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton by 6 percentage points among registered voters in a post-debate poll released Wednesday.

Trump, who is leading the rest of the Republican field by double digits, would lose to Clinton, a former U.S. secretary of state and U.S. senator, 51 percent to 45 percent, according to the CNN/ORC International survey taken Aug. 13-16, after the first Republican presidential debate. In a July CNN p...

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