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of year since 2004. drivers will still have more discounts because gas trails oil by two weeks. that is good news if you are taking a road trip this weekend. the drop should continue into the fall. no stations below $2 a gallon yet. >> maybe a week or two. "early start" continues right now. >> stunning new developments in the race for president. anti-establishment candidates soaring in iowa. donald trump surging further in front of his republican rivals. president obama up and changes the name of the united states' highest peak. that and climate change on the agenda as he goes to alaska. he brings with him new warnings about global warming.
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tensions rising in houston. thousands marching after the execution-style murder of the sheriff's deputy. the suspect in court this morning. details ahead. good morning. welcome to "early start." i'm alison kosik. >> i'm john berman. happy birthday, mom. 5:00 a.m. in the east. first, the rise of the anti-establishment candidates. bernie sanders making a big move in iowa. now within striking distance of hillary clinton. on the republican side, donald trump is out in front. dr. ben carson surging into second place. let's get more on the new poll numbers and what they all mean. cnn correspondent polo sandoval. >> reporter: good morning, john. the state of iowa is re vealing democratic and republican voters are turning away the establishment. the democratic frontrunner
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hillary clinton lost one-third of support since may. she leads with 37% of likely democratic caucus goers support her. and you have bernie sanders receiving 30%. vice president joe biden is weighing whether or not to get in the race is getting 14%. appearing on "state of the union" sunday, bernie sanders pushing credit for the wealthy to pay more and the affordable college. >> we should expand lifting the cap on social security. i believe we should raise the minimum wage over a period of several years to $15 an hour. not hillary clinton's position. i voted against the war in iraq. hillary clinton voted for it. >> reporter: clinton ramped up her attacks on the gop and still has a commanding lead nationally. on to the republicans, donald trump a frontrunner in iowa and
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nationally. 23% of likely caucus goers supporting him, but dr. ben carson is on the rise in second place with 18% with no other candidate getting double digits. the polls show trump has been able to reverse impressions of him. 61% of those questioned now have a positive view of him. in may, he only had 27% who rated him that way. one key factor impacting the republican contest in iowa with the "des moines register" calling the mad as hell continge contingent. frustrated with president obama and hillary clinton and republicans in congress. thanks, polo. now the latest on the execution-style killing of texas sheriff's deputy darren goforth. the officer was ambushed friday night. it is not clear why. the suspect, 30-year-old shannon miles will be arraigned on capital murder charges this morning. his mother claiming he could not
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have done it because he was shopping with her at the time. we get more from cnn's ed lavandera in houston. >> reporter: john and alison, the suspect in the murder of sheriff's deputy darren goforth is expected to make an appearance monday morning. shannon miles was arrested and charged with capital murder saturday night after the attack that investigators describe as cold blooded. it was an execution-style murder after darren goforth had come out of the convenience store and his patrol car at pump eight. investigators say he was shot several times start in the back and had no way to defend himself. he was shot because he was wearing a police uniform. what you have seen here over the course of the weekend is an emotional outpouring of support for his family. people leaving flowers and balloons and messages. over $50,000 in donations have
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been collected for goforth's wife and two children. a go fund me page was started on the internet. you talk to people around here and people struggling to figure out what to do given the tragic nature and horrific nature of the shooting of the harris county's deputy. this is their way to show support for the family and the houston, texas area. john. thank you, ed. isis militants with new devastation on the city of palmyra. destroying the 2,000-year-old bell temple. days earlier, extremists blew up another temple in palmyra. a warning to pakistan from national security adviser susan rice. rice says militants in pakistan are behind a series of recent
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attacks in afghanistan. attacks destabilizing the region. the white house is concerned that pakistani leaders are not doing enough to combat the extremists. the pakistani prime minister is visiting the white house in october. the white house putting together sanctions against chinese companies and individuals who profited from the government hacking of u.s. trade secrets. it is not clear if the sanctions will be imposed or when. a decision is expected within the next two weeks. that is according to "the washington post." president obama heads to anchorage in alaska today. he is scheduled to meet with native-americans tonight before renaming mt. mckinley. it will now be called mt. denali. that is what it was called more than 100 years ago. this is a symbolic gesture. the president will meet with
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local leaders to develop management strategies in the region for fish and wildlife. time for an early start on your money. markets in asia taking another hit and stocks in europe are mixed. investors will get a fresh start this morning, but the market is coming off a wild week. the dow dropped 1,000 points in early trading last month before recovering slightly. the selloff continued on tuesday and major rebound. marking the biggest two-day point gain ever. and friday, stocks finished flat. this week, the roller coaster ride will continue. friday's monthly jobs report is one of the last major economic readings the federal reserve will have before deciding to raise rates in september. his films are the stuff of nightma nightmares. wes craven has died after a battle with brain cancer. he introduced us to "nightmare
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on elm street" and developed "scream" series. wes craven died sunday at his home in los angeles. he was 76. >> you had an opportunity to get to know him. >> i went to the set of "scream 4" in ann arbor, michigan. i was watching it filmed. there were literally gallons of blood. this fake blood. gallons of fake blood. i asked him, what is the attrition rate in your films? he claimed "scream 4" was deadliest by far. he was a really nice guy. for someone who made such creepy films, i was struck by how kind he was. >> interesting he was able to separate the two. parents of the journalists murdered on live television speak out about their loss and their new fight to end gun violence next. ver photog olegrove but your dell 2-in-1 laptop gives you the spunk
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it's a battle they never planned to fight, but the parents of alison parker, the reporter shot and killed on live television in roanoke say they won't rest until their message about gun control is heard. andy and barbara parker speak out to cnn's poppy harlow about their pain and live mission. >> reporter: good morning, alison and john. she came into the world with light. that is how she described their daughter. we sat down to talk about the remarkable woman she was and remarkable daughter and friend and remarkable journalist. they told me about her life and what gave her drive and passion. they also spoke to me about the mission that they are now on for gun control and to change some of the laws in this country. listen. >> it's the only thing giving me strength right now to take on
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this cause because, you know, i know somewhere she would be looking down and be saying you go, dad. this is what she would want me to do. >> i can just see alison. >> this is her fight. >> i can see alison sitting there going because that is what she'd do. >> reporter: their loss is unfathomable to most of us. it has as ignited a fight in their bellies. a fight you can hear that they are so dedicated to. this is for their daughter in her name. you can see more of our interview ahead here on "new day." alison and john. >> thanks, poppy. newark airport resuming operations this morning following a security scare. a main airport terminal evacuated sunday night after a man used a secure hallway exit
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door as an entrance. the airport was locked down for two hours and conducted a security sweep. >> they said nobody is going through and we waited for 15 minutes and they said okay. everybody leave. >> as he was march mured out of terminal, he was laughing as the officers walked him out. >> we didn't know where to go or what terminals were open. a lot of people are flustered and irritated. it has been exhausting. >> amazing she can still have a smile on her face. the man was stopped by customs and border agents. the five more inmates at san quentin, california have been diagnosed with legionnaires
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disea disease. the outbreak of the illness is still not known. 50 others are now under observation. thousands of people honoring three firefighters killed battling wildfires in washington state. more than 80 vehicles took part in the procession. many held american flags and signs saying you are heroes. cooler and wet weather helped keep the wildfires from growing over the weekend. fires not even close to contained at this point. the fire here is the largest in washington state history and burned more than 300,000 acres. state of florida under a flood watch this morning drenched by tropical storm erika. let's get the latest from meteorologist pedram javaheri. >> good morning, john. good morning, alison. this is what is left of erika. plenty of rainfall to go around the last 24 hours in the region.
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you take a look. showers and thunderstorms scattered about. we believe you get in the afternoon heating and you will get additional rainfall to come down. parts of central florida with 2 to 4 inches of rainfall and across the south, tremendously beneficial rainfall. not as heavy as you hoped. a 1 to 2 inch region across southern florida where we picked up rainfall. 17 million people dealing with flood watches issued this morning in the forecast over the next few hours streaming in to the north and east. we have some enhancement in the tropical moisture in carolinas. the possibility of 6 plus inches of rainfall. you look at this and a flooding threat exists for the carolinas. just a gorgeous setup with high pressure developing. the temperatures to the northeast, it will heat up back up into the 90s. a september push for summer-like temperatures.
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pedram, thanks. the american flag at half staff at turner field sunday, one day after a fan fell from the upper deck during the game with the braves and yankees. the victim, 60-year-old greg murrey was a long time season ticket holder. we have more with boris sanchez. >> reporter: investigators conducting an autopsy sunday afternoon on greg murrey to figure out what caused him to fall from the upper deck at turner field. they will especially look at the toxicology report to see if alcohol played a role in the incident. they do not suspect foul play. witnesses say during the seventh inning as alex rodriguez was approaching home plate, greg murrey ran to the railing to boo rodriguez and he tumbled over the railing falling between 50
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and 80 feet and landing on a concrete walkway. paramedics rushed to him and administered cpr. they got fans out of the way. they rushed him to the hospital, but greg murrey did not make it. it is important to point out this is the second time in two years a fan has fallen from the upper deck at turner field. in 2013, a fan reportedly committed suicide jumping from the upper deck. we obviously need more information to find out specifically what happened. in the meantime, his son putting out a statement. quote, greg murrey was a husband, father and grandfather. he loved his family and atlanta braves. he was a season ticket holder with the same seats for 23 years. the night greg passed away, he was doing one of his favorite things. watching the braves.
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difficult to imagine what the family is going through right now. the braves offered their condolences. that is awful. thanks, boris. switching gears. apparently there is no bad blood with nicki minaj and taylor swift. you can rest easy. they performed together at the mtv music awards. they had some feud on twitter. >> i didn't know that. >> the awful things said between them. they hugged it out in the end. swift took home the top prize. best video for "bad blood." good video i'm told by you. miley cyrus was the host. calm and demure as you can see here. outfits are reserved. >> i like that eye just over that one spot. >> i have no idea what you were talking about. apparently she was back stage and the curtain did some slip by
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accident quote/unquote. and the audience saw more than they intended or exactly what was intended. kanye west accepted the vanguard award and told people he will run for president in 2020. you have that to look forward to. justin bieber sang and danced last night. he got emotional. the first live performance in a long time. it meant a lot to him. the kid can move. he cried at the end. emotional for him. congratulations to justin bieber. >> i feel bad for him. >> it was emotional. >> i think it was real. >> i think he is happy it came off as it did. >> i think miley cyrus' slip was real. >> and miley cyrus at the end singing and dancing with rupaul's drag queen troupe. >> you don't have to watch. >> i did miss it.
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and coming back for japan. they jumped to a 10-2 lead in the first inning, but japan won it 18-11. this is the tenth title for japan. patriots quarterback tom brady suited up in friday's preseason game. two picks and a touchdown. today, he puts on the suit and tie for the deflategate hearing. they'll make the final arguments to the judge. he hopes to have a ruling on the four-game suspension by friday. six days before the patriots host the steelers in the season opener. guys, at this point, there are three outcomes. one, brady wins. two, the nfl wins. three, judge berman sends this case back to arbitration with a neutral arbitrator rule.
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we don't want that. that is hitting the reset button and it would last into the season. >> if feels like it is never ending. >> yes. >> i have to tell you, richard berman, no relation. i would like to influence his decision a bit. >> the second most important berman in new york. >> thanks, andy. new developments in the race for president. sanders and trump surging in iowa. we're breaking down the numbers next.
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dramatic new developments in the race for president. a new poll revealing bernie sanders in striking distance of hillary clinton in iowa. the new numbers ahead. president obama taking on climate change this morning. heading to alaska with a new warning about global warming. thousands marching in houston over the execution-style murder of the sheriff's deputy. the suspect in court this morning. welcome back to "early start." i'm bermjohn berman. >> i'm alison kosik. the white house establishment candidates are soaring in the polls. bernie sanders now within striking distance of hillary clinton. on the republican side, donald trump holds the top spot with
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dr. ben carson surging in second place. for more on the poll numbers, here is cnn's polo sandoval. >> reporter: good morning. the state of iowa is revealing the democrats andrepublicans. the poll showing hillary clinton lost one-third of support since may. she is still leading with 37% of likely caucus goers. you have bernie sanders who is receiving 30%. vice president joe biden is still weighing whether or not to get in the race at 14%. appearing on "state of the union" sanders credited pushing for the wealthy to pay more and college affordability for the rise in support. >> i believe we should expand social security by lifting the cap on taxable income. that is not hillary clinton's position. i believe we have to raise the
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minimum wage over a period of years to $15 an hour. not hillary clinton's position. i voted against the war in iraq. hillary clinton voted for it. >> reporter: clinton, who last week ramped up attacks on the gop still does have a commanding lead nationally. on to the republicans, donald trump has 23% of likely caucus goers supporting him. dr. ben carson is also on the rise. he is in second place with 18% with no other candidates in double digits. the polls show trump has reversed impressions of him. 61% of those questioned now have a positive view of him. in may, he had 27% who rated him that way. one factor impacting the republican contest in iowa is "the des moines register" calling the mad as hell contingent.
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frustrated with everyone from president obama and hillary clinton and republicans in congress. john and alison. we have new information this morning on the execution-style killing of a texas sheriff's deputy darren goforth. the officer ambushed friday night and not clear why at this point. the suspect 30-year-old shannon miles will be arraigned on murder charges. his mother has now come forward and claiming he could not have done it because he was shopping with her at the time. let's get more from cnn's ed lavandera in houston. >> reporter: the suspect of the murder of officer darren goforth is expected to make an appearance on monday morning. shannon miles was charged with the attack on saturday night as investigators describe as cowardly and cold blooded. goforth came out of the convenience store and his car at pump eight. investigators say he was shot several times starting in the back and had no way to defend
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himself. he was shot because he was wearing a uniform. what you see here over the course of the weekend is an emotional outpouring of support for goforth and his family. people are leaving balloons and flowers and messages. they have been taking up a collection. nearly $50,000 in donations collected for goforth's wife and children. a go fund me page on the internet and you talk to people here and they are struggling what to do given the tragic nature of the shooting of the harris county sheriff's deputy. they say this is the only way that people can figure out how to show signs of support not only for the family, but law enforcement community. john and alison. ed, thanks for that. isis militants with more devastation on the city of palmyra. a massive explosion destroyed
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the 2,000-year-old bell temple considered one of the greatest sites of the ancient world. days earlier, isis extremists blew up the temple in palmyra. the cultural agency is calling the attacks war crimes. president obama heads to anchorage, alaska today highlighting climate change. he is scheduled to meet with native-americans tonight before announcing the government is renaming mt. mckinley. the highest peak in north america will be called mt. denali. alaska senator mckousky is excited about this effort. it is more dramatic in alaska with global warming. the president plans to make the case for international pact to cut carbon emissions. time for an early start on your money. stock futures are lower right
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now ahead of the final trading day of august. market pointing to triple digit losses after the opening bell in a bit. asia started off the week with a droop. the largest oilfield in the mediterranean. it covers 40 square miles and could contain 30 cubic feet of natural gas. it is located off the coast of egypt and could provide that country with natural gas for countries. his film the stuff of nightmares. wes craven has died after a battle with brain cancer. he introduced us to "nightmare on elm street" and in developed "scream" series. wes craven died sunday at his home in los angeles. >> you got to know wes craven.
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>> i did. i visited the set of "scream 4" a few years ago. i spent a couple days with him. he used to be an english and philosophy teacher. a lot of stuff going on in that head of his. he claims he was happy and well grounded and stable. he was frankly lovely. he will be missed. if you want to see a profile of him, it is on my facebook page. >> i will check it out. parents of a journalist murdered on live television speaking to cnn about their loss and their new plan to fight gun violence. ♪"once there was a hushpuppy" by dan romis man kind?eitlin ♪ are we good?
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the parents of alison parker are embarking on a fight they were not prepared to fight. their daughter was killed on live television in roanoke. andy and barbara parker talk to poppy harlow. >> reporter: she came into the world with light. that is how the parents of alison parker described their daughter to me in our interview. we sat down to talk about the remarkable woman she was and remarkable daughter, friend and remarkable journalist. they told me so much about her life and what gave her such drive and such passion. they also spoke to me about the
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mission they are now on for gun control and to change some of the laws in this country. listen. >> the only thing that is giving me strength right now to take on this cause because, you know, i know that somewhere she would be looking down and say you go, dad. this is what she would want me to do. >> i can just see alison. it is here fight. i can see alison sitting there going because that's what she would do. >> reporter: their loss is unfathomable to most of us. they have launched a fight and fight clearly you can hear from. they are so dedicated to because this is for their daughter in her name. you can see more of our interview. we will have that for you ahead on "new day." alison and john. poppy, i'll watch for that.
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newark airport resuming operations this morning following a security scare. a main airport terminal evacuated sunday night after a man used a secure exit hallway door as an entrance. the airport was locked down for two hours while a security sweep was conducted. >> they said nobody is going through. we waited for 15 minutes and they said okay. everybody leave. everybody has to go outside. >> as he was marched out of the terminal, he had a big silly grin. he was laughing as the officers walked him out. >> we don't know where we were supposed to be headed or what terminals were open. a lot of people are flustered and irritated. it has been exhausting. >> to say the least. the unidentified man was stopped by customs and border agents and turned over to port authority police.
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let's take a look at what is coming up on "new day." alisyn camerota joins us. >> good morning, alison. you heard about the murder of the houston deputy gunned down in cold blood friday night as he gassed up his car. we will speak with darren goforth's friend and patrol instructor. they think the mood in this country is anti-cop and this could happen to any of them. we will also be joined by former secretary of state madeleine albright and if she thinks iran can be trusted. all that and more. >> you want to stay tuned for that. thanks, alisyn. the death toll of people trying to break through the borders is rising.
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screen thousands of migrants fleeing syria and iraq. let's bring in cnn's correspondent arwa damon live in budapest. arwa, the question i have is it takes two weeks for the meeting. why is coordination so difficult with the countries to come to some sort of aid to these people? >> reporter: that is a great question, alison. that is something we have been asking ourselves as we have been following the route. some of the conditions these absolutely desperate individuals, the vast majority of refugees in the wars in iraq and syria who have been trying to survive, have been inhumane. many are being made to feel as they are no better than animals. we have seen them not just languishing in the train station in budapest, but forced to spend days in the rain stuck at the border at macedonia.
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we have seen them stuck under the scorching sun for hours and having to beg and plead with hungarian authorities just to give them a bottle of water. you are very right in saying this is not something that just popped up. thousands make the trek on a daily basis. right now, we have been seeing a significant increase in numbers. every single country reporting in the last week or two that numbers coming through its borders are reaching record highs. that is presumably because the more people who make it, the more they are sending news back home it is possible to reach europe and the dream of the future for yourself and your children. these are not people who had a choice and could have stayed back in their homelands. there is no real infrastructure to begin coping with the numbers that are coming through.
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this is not something that anyone has the justifiable excuse for. there should have been preparations being made. that is why people are asking us why it is countries in europe, especially the wealthier western nations did not help alleviate. for the longest time, hungarian authorities were not allowing people to board the train onward to austria and germany. germany said it would take thousands of refugees and asylum seekers. just today, we have begun to see iraqis and syrians that they can buy train tickets and they will be allowed to cross through all the way to germany. this appears to be some sort of unofficial agreement that is being implemented at this stage. also, it is providing respite for the others here from afghanistan and various african nations. >> arwa damon, live from
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let's get an early start on your money. stock futures pointing lower this morning following losses in asia. you can expect more volatility on wall street, but it will take serious moves to match what we saw last week. the dow in of the past five sessions, a huge drop and record rise. investors on edge over china and the uncertainty about when the fed will raise interest rates. the national average for a gallon of regular dipping below $2.50 this weekend. that is the lowest level this time of year since 2004 according to aaa. despite the drop in crude oil, drivers will get more good news
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because gas follows oil by two weeks. the drop should continue into the fall, although no states yet are posting averages below $2. dramatic developments in the race for president. "new day" starts now. >> anti-establishment candidates soaring to new heights. >> i'm leading in every poll by a lot. >> bernie sanders now within striking distance. >> hillary clinton lost one-third of support since may. >> you cannot waltz in and win a democratic primary. execution-style killing. >> i have been in law enfor enforcement for 45 years. >> this group black lives matter. i put them on the same stance as kkk. you always think there is a tipping point. i think this time it will be different. >> we cannot be intimidated. we cannot be pushed aside.
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>> announcer: this is "new day" with chris cuomo and alisyn camerota and michaela pereira. >> good morning. it is 6:00 in the east. chris cuomo is off this morning. john berman is in for him. >> good morning. >> the race is tightening for both parties. the anti-establishment passion is building in the critical state. on the republican side, dr. ben carson is gaining on the frontrunner donald trump. >> but wait, there's more. a dramatic reversal in donald trump's favorability numbers. by a complete reversal. on the democratic side, bernie sanders is now within striking distance of hillary clinton. let us begin coverage now with cnn's athena jones live in washington. the republican field, athena. >> reporter: good morning, john. the poll shows the appeal of the outsider candidates we have been talking about.
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donald trump and ben carson. you saw donald trump in the lead with 23% of the vote. ben carson, retired neurosurgeon at 18%. what do they have in common? neither one you can see the wisconsin governor, scott walker, who had been in the lead for months in iowa is down to 8%. i think we have another graph to put on the screen, a line graph to show how they have changed the last couple months. trump and carson's rise have been walker's loss. he's not the only so-called top tier candidate who's not doing well. bush is 6% and marco rubio is 6%. >> one thing you mentioned that is remarkable is donald trump's favorable versus unfavorable numbers changed. now 61% have

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