Trump Soars In Latest Polls: Sees 5 Point Lead In Ohio And Latest LA Times National Poll

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Proving that Trump's recent strategic shift to keep his mouth shut and let the media focus on the ongoing fallout from Hillary's "basket of deplorables" comment as well as her recent health scare, has been successful, Bloomberg reported this morning that Donald Trump leads Hillary Clinton by 5% points in a Bloomberg Politics poll of Ohio, a key battleground state that has backed the winning presidential candidate in every election since 1964. The gap "underscores the Democrat’s challenges in critical Rust Belt states after one of the roughest stretches of her campaign."

The Republican nominee leads Clinton 48 percent to 43 percent among likely voters in a two-way contest and 44 percent to 39 percent when third-party candidates are included.

The Bloomberg poll was taken Friday through Monday, as Clinton faced backlash for saying half of Trump supporters were a “basket of deplorables” and amid renewed concerns about her health after a video showed her stumbling as she left a Sept. 11 ceremony with what her campaign later said was a bout of pneumonia.

According to Bloomberg, Trump’s performance in the poll, which features strength among men, independents, and union households, is better than in other recent surveys of the state. It deals a blow to Clinton after she enjoyed polling advantages nationally and in most battleground states in August before the race tightened in September as more Republican voters unified around Trump.

Why the surge? Darren Roberts, 45, a facilities maintenance and home improvement retail worker who lives in Columbus and considers himself an independent, provided a simple explanation: “I’m tired of career politicians being in office and nothing’s ever changed. I don’t like all of his policies, but I really don’t like Hillary Clinton’s.

In other words, in the race between the two most unpopular candidates in US presidential history, Hillary suddenly finds herself on the back foot.  Indeed, Trump's strength in Ohio, a state critical to his path to the White House, comes even as seven in 10 say they view one of his signature campaign pledges, to build a wall along the southern U.S. border funded by Mexico, as unrealistic.

The survey shows a strong majority of likely Ohio voters, 57 percent, are skeptical of trade deals such as the North American Free Trade Agreement that was backed by Bill Clinton when he was president and that Trump has used to his political advantage. One in five say such deals help increase exports and employment, and 23 percent aren’t sure. More than four in 10 Clinton supporters see NAFTA as a bad deal, compared to seven in 10 Trump loyalists.

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And in more good news for the Trump campaign, at the national level, the latest LA Times poll, aka "USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times "Daybreak" poll", which tracks about 3,000 eligible voters, and which has shown a modest pro-Trump bias in recent polling, found that his advantage over Hillary has jumped to 4%, the widest lead for the republican candidate since late July when he was riding high on the back of the post-RNC convention.

While Trump maintains his lead among whites (55% to 33.1%) and "other" voters, Hillary's lead among Black and Latino voters continues, despite a surprising downtick in Hillary support among the black community, as Trump support here has spiked to the highest since polling began. Also as expected, Trump's lead among males has not only maintained but has risen to 54.5%, also the highest since polling began, while Hillary's support among women voters remains comfortable 48.5% to 39.0%.

But what is more surprising is the education/income split, where college grads and higher educated voters support Hillary 48.3% to 39% for Trump, even as those making more than $75,000 are now decidedly in Trump's camp, with some 49.2% of the vote to 40.6% for Hillary. Among low income voters, Hillary remains the dominant choice, with 51.1% of the vote to 37.6% for Trump.

With less than two months left until the election, Trump may have found the winning formula: stick to his core rhetoric, make no ridiculous statements, and force the media to focus its attention on the suddenly imperiled Hillary campaign. It remains to be seen if he can sustain this. To be sure, the biggest wildcard in the campaign will be the first debate between the two candidates which will likely lead to another dramatic shift in the voter calculus.

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FX223's picture

The army of deplorables has been mobilized!  


Keep stacking friends!

VinceFostersGhost's picture



The Trump train is leaving the thought it would back were wrong.

wildbad's picture

only one poll counts and thats the one in Nov.

voting the lesser of two evils is REALLY easy this time.

VinceFostersGhost's picture



REALLY easy this time.


Not for Glenn Beck or Mark Levin.....pray for them.

CuttingEdge's picture

Wonder what Trump's Bloomberg numbers would be had the poll been done after the fall of the Twin Cankles on 9/11.

Chris Dakota's picture
Chris Dakota (not verified) CuttingEdge Sep 14, 2016 6:43 AM

We won't see Hillary in public anymore.

Washington Post Says Hillary May Skip Debate

saying her pneumonia will last to LATE October.

BaBaBouy's picture

No Fuckups Donald And YOU Got It ~~~~~

BaBaBouy's picture

"Those Deplorables" May Have Been Helleries "POTATOE" Moment ...

jeff montanye's picture

and there is no parallel moment to the body double moment. 

that's when the wall of the matrix starts to rip and white light streams through.

Chris Dakota's picture
Chris Dakota (not verified) jeff montanye Sep 14, 2016 7:29 AM

If she is a double she can only stand in from faraway shots.

Since TV they can't really use doubles for more than crowd shots from a distance.

TeamDepends's picture

"Yeah, but she looked so good after leaving Chelsea's apartment. Like a new person."

HopefulCynical's picture

If she weasels out of the debate, she's done.

If she debates him, she's done.

If the DNC tries to replace her, she goes Samson.


TRUMP 2016.

GreatUncle's picture

Correction - like another person ... blue pant suit too, they must have left her in the black one saves dressing her for the funeral.

Chris Dakota's picture
Chris Dakota (not verified) jeff montanye Sep 14, 2016 9:22 AM

Jim Stone said on Infowars

"The real reason for the murder of Gaddafi is going to be revealed after exhaustive research and it's going to rock this campaign.

All I can say now is the Clinton Foundation donors had an interest in that happening"

Jones: "And he was ready to leave, it had been agreed on."

I have always said this is the big crime that led to Benghazi, ISIS, Syria, Iraq and flood of migrants into Europe and the USA.

JRobby's picture

The document dumps beginning right now (Guccifer the latest with CF "donor list") will finish the job.

The entire GOVT is a massive criminal regime. The largest in the universe. They have partners in crime of course:

The banks launder the payoff money in exchange for a rules free casino.

The media pollutes the minds and souls.

The various corporations poison and kill the populations.

Whoa Dammit's picture

She lost the soccer mom vote by hugging that child on the street & by going to Chelsea's place Exposing the kids to her pneumonia is not a winning campaign strategy. The mom demographic has been going wild against her for it (see comments on websites like People Magazine).

Now she will lose th black vote for calling the Prez "That man".


AlaricBalth's picture

I was speaking to an elder group of Latina women from Hialeah, Florida this weekend. The conversation was a lively political discussion as their husbands were playing dominos at Milander Park. All were natulized US citizens. To a person (about 20 women and 15 men), they all expressed their support for Trump. The vitriol they expressed for Hillary was loud and clear. They said they came into this country legally and most worked their way up from nothing. Not one had ever been polled and if Hillary thinks she has the Latin vote, she is in for a surprise. They expressed that most of their neighbors felt the same way.

SWRichmond's picture

Colin Powell:  "Everything HRC touches she kind of screws up with hubris.”


bdc63's picture

I guess one person's "hubris" is another's "egomaniacal despot."

Chris Dakota's picture
Chris Dakota (not verified) AlaricBalth Sep 14, 2016 7:31 AM

I said to a Indian Muslim born American

"They have better workers from your country they want to bring in, ya know they work cheaper'

she says..."yeah"

BarkingCat's picture

Florida Latinos are different from all other Latino groups and have always been conservative. 

They come from Cuba and some from other socialist paradises in South America. 

They have seen the world the democrats are pushing for and did not like it.

Rest of the Latinos in the US are from Mexico and Central America. They are also a different ethnic group as well.

They see the democrats as giving them free stuff. They want more of it.

pot_and_kettle's picture

This exactly.

I think when she almost faceplanted the other day Trump's team tackled him and said " we love ya boss, but no twitter or speeches for 24 hrs " :P

BennyBoy's picture

Hillary Clinton may not recover from her pneumonia until late October


This lie will keep her out of public events except for short speeches.

Parkinson's Cover Up continues.

SokPOTUS's picture

Can't win a media-driven presidential campaign like we have today while hiding in a spider-hole like Saddam Hussein.

man of Wool's picture

Surely it means hwr campaign is suspended.

ack's picture

Trump shouldn't be seen going after a SICK WOMAN. He needs to go after the EVIL CABAL who places a SICK WOMAN in a position where she runs for an office she can't survive. At this point Trump needs to NOT focus his attacks on Hillary PERSONALLY. And begin to focus on the Clinton MACHINE. What they have done throughout her career to aide and abet the worst policies in US history. And go after the cabal-Deep State that surrounds her (and Obama) that needs to be seperated from power. Trump should hammer home that the ZIO-scum's lust for power is SO great they'd do anything -- lie, cheat, murder, use a sick woman -- to cling to power.


This uses TRUTH as his shield. Against the DECIEVERS. 

NoPension's picture

Spot on.

And do it with the utmost sincerest empathy for her.

Chris Dakota's picture
Chris Dakota (not verified) ack Sep 14, 2016 9:26 AM

"We came, we saw, he died.......ahahahahahahaha"

I have zero sympathy for this monster who willingly went along with the murderous program, killed in Arkansas before she met the Deep State.

Clashfan's picture

Chris, wondering if you have any feedback on this guy or his thoughts that Hitlery was killed as a part of a ritual sacrifice?

I know this is occultism and not exactly your astrology thing, but I was wondering if there is any crossover because of all of the dates.

83_vf_1100_c's picture

  Fuck off with this astrology BS already. Take it to Lunatic Outpost.

Clashfan's picture

It's not my thing. It's his. I was just asking what he thought.

scsherman's picture
scsherman (not verified) ack Sep 14, 2016 9:39 AM

Maybe in a perfect world if the electorate was made up of educated people interested in the real issues, but unfortunately we don't live in a perfect world. The winning strategy is to attack her personally. Look at how well it had been working for Hillary. Real men want to see Donald put the bitch in her place, and real women secretly want to see a strong man assert himself. As long as he doesn't put his foot in his mouth in the process, he wins.

Mroex's picture

Last to October??? Is this not the same paper that siad yesterday Putin is poisoning her?? Right now she is toast If she ducks out of the dabate she is burned toast

The Saint's picture
The Saint (not verified) Chris Dakota Sep 14, 2016 10:15 AM

"....Hillary May Skip Debate...."

Hillary is probably lobbying for the candidates to be seated in livingroom chairs at the debates instead of standing at a podium.  And, bottles of oxygen and an IV of Ringers stationed close by in case anyone should want to take a hit.  LOL


Took Red Pill's picture

Honestly, I'm surprised her numbers are that high. Who supports this woman? I don't know anybody who does. I've never seen anyone on ZH support her either.

Chris Dakota's picture
Chris Dakota (not verified) Took Red Pill Sep 14, 2016 6:44 AM

Gays, Lesbians, feminists, those who profited off Globalization.


BaBaBouy's picture

AND Those On The PAY Train ...

jeff montanye's picture

zionists, the mossad, banksters, the military industrial complex, chelsea (probably).

TeamDepends's picture

Communists, or as they call themselves, "progressives".

TeamDepends's picture

Who is the douche who junked us? This is Fight Club and we are calling you out. Step into the ring and defend yourself!

SWRichmond's picture

FSA, MIC, most government employees.  The welfare state and the "elegant welfare" state.

williambanzai7's picture

People who like to volunteer for polls

Kidbuck's picture

And some of us still know how to say, "None of your fucking business."

unrulian's picture

Lesbians and feminists for sure but i think the gays are just starting to wake up (Milo)

BabaLooey's picture

Million FRN Booger does

Erick Schmegma Lesbian does

and several other nitwits do

But...that's only during "puter" time on the psyche ward....

BarkingCat's picture

I know of couple of Dutch water retention monoliths that do.

Even those two seem to do it reluctantly. 

TheMeatTrapper's picture

"Who supports this woman?"

Basically it is R type personalities. It's the segment of the population that has zero desire to be responsible for themselves. They want "government" to protect them, feed them, provide a job, provide housing, provide "education" and retirement. They are unable to provide for themselves either mentally or physically and have no desire to make the difficult decisions that life requires. 

If anyone is interested in an in depth discussion of the R/K personality types and how biological factors affect our politics, listen to a recent podcast of mine: