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Heartland polling shows danger for Trump

In this image, Trump faces a wall of supporters at a rally. Supporters hold signs that say: "Women for Trump" and "Trump Pence"
President Trump at a 2018 rally in Mosinee, Wisconsin. Photo: Andy Manis/Getty Images

A new survey by Firehouse Strategies, a Republican firm, and 0ptimus finds President Trump's approval underwater in Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin — vital states from his 2016 map that form Dems' most likely path to 270.

The state of play: Biden, Beto and Bernie all currently beat Trump head-to-head in Wisconsin, but Trump would defeat all three in Michigan. Pennsylvania offers a split: The polling shows only Biden can beat Trump there.

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