March 20, 2019
Biden widens lead over Sanders, but will he be accepted by the radicals?
A new Morning Consult poll shows former vice president Joe Biden widening his lead over Bernie Sanders for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. The Hill: The poll found that Biden leads Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) by 8 percentage points with 35 percent of the Democratic primary voters polled supporting him. The 35 percent figure marks a 4 point increase from last week, according to the outlet. Sanders's approval remained unchanged from the week before, according to Morning Consult. Support for Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) dropped 2 percentage points this week to 8 percent support among those who say they may vote in the Democratic primary. She is tied for third in the poll with former Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-Texas), who announced his presidential bid on Thursday. Biden maintains an even greater lead among respondents in the early primary states of Iowa, New Hampshire, South...(Read Full Post)