Poll shows Clinton, Bush top choices for 2016 presidency

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Thursday, March 19, 2015
Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush

A couple of names familiar with the presidency are leading the way in the 2016 race for the White House.

The CNN|ORC International Poll shows Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush out in front in a new nationwide survey.

Bush has a slight lead over the GOP field, with Wisconsin governor Scott Walker currently ranking second. As for the Democrats, Clinton leads Vice-President Joe Biden by 50 points.

She's also leading all Republican candidates by at least ten points in hypothetical general election match up.

In other election news, Donald Trump is seriously considering joining the Republican race for the presidency.

The brash businessman announced Wednesday that he's forming a presidential exploratory committee.

In a statement, Trump declared, "I am the only one who can make America truly great again." The move allows Trump to start raising money and hiring staff.

He's already hired political aides in Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina, which host the first three contests on the presidential nominating calendar.