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Poll: Trump Leads Clinton Nationally After Convention Bounce

"Trump's favorability rating is also on the rise."

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, speaks during the final day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Thursday, July 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

PHILADELPHIA — Donald Trump is starting to see the famous "convention bounce" show up in his poll numbers — coming out of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland with a lead over Democrat Hillary Clinton.

The now-official Republican nominee now leads his presumptive opponent 44 percent to 39 percent in a hypothetical four-way general election matchup, according to a CNN poll out today. Libertarian Gary Johnson is at 9 percent nationally and the Green Party's Jill Stein is at 3 percent.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, speaks during the final day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on Thursday. (AP/Carolyn Kaster)

The poll also showed a favorability bounce for Trump, who was joined by members of his family onstage at the RNC to highlight his candidacy.

More from CNN:

Beyond boosting his overall support, Trump's favorability rating is also on the rise (46% of registered voters say they have a positive view, up from 39% pre-convention), while his advantage over Clinton on handling top issues climbs. He now holds double-digit margins over Clinton as more trusted on the economy and terrorism. Trump also cut into Clinton's edge on managing foreign policy (50% said they trusted her more, down from 57% pre-convention).

Trump has been polling near — but usually below — Clinton nationally since last year.

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