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Poll: Cruz cuts into Trump's South Carolina lead

Tristan Lejeune, The Hill

An NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll released Friday finds Donald Trump leading the GOP presidential field by only 5 points in South Carolina, down from 16 points a month ago. Friday’s survey reports Trump has 28 percent support among likely Republican voters, down from 36 percent in January. Nearest rival Sen. Ted Cruz gets 23 percent, up from 20 last month.