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Donald Trump fares poorly against Hillary Clinton in national poll






Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in Scotland with his children, from left: Eric, Ivanka and Donald Jr. Photo from Facebook

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is losing badly to Democrat Hillary Clinton in a new poll that finds a significant number of Americans unhappy with the controversial real estate mogul.

According to The Washington Post-ABC News poll, 51 percent of respondents said they would vote for Clinton, a former Secretary of State and a former U.S. Senator from New York. Trump only drew 39 percent support as 66 percent consider him to be "unfairly biased" against women, minorities and people of the Muslim faith and about two-thirds believe he is unqualified to serve as president.

Trump is set to claim his party's nomination at the Republican National Convention. It runs from July 18-21, in Cleveland, Ohio.

Bernie Sanders has not officially dropped out of the Democratic race but he has said he will vote for Clinton. Almost all of his supporters are vowing to do the same, according to the Washington Post-ABC News poll.

The Democratic National Convention takes place in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from July 25-28.

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