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Surprise: Trump Falls Behind Cruz in National NBC/WSJ Poll

The poll results are a significant reversal from last month

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    Donald Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) speak during a commercial break in the Fox Business Network Republican presidential debate on January 14, 2016 in North Charleston, South Carolina.

    Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has fallen behind Ted Cruz in the national GOP horserace, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll.

    In the poll, Cruz is the first choice of 28 percent of Republican primary voters, while Trump gets 26 percent.  

    The results from the poll are a significant reversal from last month, when Trump held a 13-point lead over Cruz, 33 percent to 20 percent.