Sanders and Clinton tied in Iowa

A new poll out Thursday morning shows Hillary Clinton tied with Bernie Sanders in Iowa, with her 9 point lead vanishing in just months.

The new Des Moines Register/Bloomberg poll showed Clinton with a two point lead, well within the margin of error of 4.4 percentage points, putting her in a statistical tie with Senator Bernie Sanders.

Hillary Clinton is the preferred nominee of 42 per cent of likely Democratic caucus-goers, while Sanders sees the support of 40 per cent, according to the poll.

The Iowa Poll of 503 likely Democratic caucus-goers was conducted between January 7 and 10 by Selzer & Co in Des Moines.

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