The Hill reports:
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton leads Republican rival Donald Trump by single digits in five critical battleground states, according to post-debate polls for each battleground. Clinton tops Trump in Colorado, Florida, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Virginia in Public Policy Polling (PPP) surveys out Thursday.
She owns a 7-point edge in Colorado, grabbing 51 percent to Trump’s 44 percent. Clinton, meantime, boasts a 3-point advantage in Florida, squeaking past the billionaire, 48 to 45 percent.
The secretary of State tops Trump by 4 points in North Carolina, netting 49 percent of likely voters there to Trump’s 45 percent. Clinton is also ahead in Pennsylvania, 49 to 44 percent, and grabs 49 percent to Trump’s 43 percent in Virginia. Pollsters also found that Trump trails the former first lady when third-party candidates enter the fray.