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Donald Trump leads in Missouri, Roy Blunt-Jason Kander in dead heat for Senate

Clinton (left), Trump
Clinton (left), Trump

A new poll for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch shows Republican Donald Trump leading Democrat Hillary Clinton by 5 points in swing-state Missouri.

The bottom line: 47-42 percent for Trump.

Clinton’s lead among Missouri women was smaller than in other states. She led by just 5 points, while Trump held a 17-point edge among men.

In the hotly contested U.S. Senate race in Missouri, it’s Republican incumbent Roy Blunt in a dead heat with Democrat Jason Kander. The survey had it 47-46 for Blunt.