Elizabeth Warren has taken the lead and surpassed Joe Biden in a new Iowa poll
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- Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts has surged ahead of the pack in a new Iowa poll, even surpassing former Vice President Joe Biden.
- The new CNN/Des Moines Register/Mediacom poll of likely Iowa caucusgoers shows Warren with 22% of the caucusgoers' support, whereas Biden has just 20%.
- Warren is also gaining ground - her numbers have surged ahead by seven percentage points since June, while Biden's have dipped by three.
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts has been gaining ground in the race for the 2020 Democratic nomination and has even surpassed former Vice President Joe Biden, a new CNN/Des Moines Register/Mediacom poll of likely Iowa caucusgoers shows.Warren has jumped to 22%, while Biden is polling at 20%, the poll shows. The survey has a margin of error of plus or minus 4.0 percentage points.Advertisement
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Strikingly, Warren's poll numbers have surged by seven percentage points since June, while Biden's have dipped by three percentage points.The next-highest polling Democrats are Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont at 11% and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg at 9%.
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The poll also surveyed favorability ratings, which showed another surge for Warren - a whopping 75% now have a favorable view of her.The poll showed that Warren's supporters are generally more enthusiastic than Biden's, with 32% of her supporters being "extremely enthusiastic" and just 22% for Biden.Advertisement