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    Trump Takes Narrow Lead Over Clinton in Pennsylvania With 88% Reporting

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    US Republican nominee Donald Trump has taken a narrow lead over his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in the key battleground state of Pennsylvania, according to the state’s Bureau of Commissions, Elections and Legislation.

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    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — With 88 percent of Pennsylvania districts reporting, Trump leads Clinton 48.43-48.11 percent for the state’s 20 electoral votes, the board reported on Tuesday night.

    Pennsylvania has 20 electoral votes, according to data compiled late Tuesday by the Associated Press.

    To win the presidency, a candidate needs at least 270 electoral votes.

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