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Race Tightens as Trump Chips Away at Clinton's Lead

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    Donald Trump has made inroads with registered Independents.

    Hillary Clinton's national lead over Donald Trump has narrowed to 6 points, according to the latest NBC News|Survey Monkey Tracking Poll. Clinton now has 48 support and Trump 42 percent, according to the poll of registered voters from Aug. 22-28.

    Last week Clinton led her rival by 8 points. Trump made inroads in the latest poll with registered Independents, who do not lean toward either party.

    Two weeks ago Clinton led Trump by 12 points among the group. This week her lead was down to 4 points. The presidential campaign will enter a final phase after Labor Day with an uptick in advertising, NBC News reported.