Poll: Biden more popular than Clinton in Iowa, NH
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Two new polls find Vice President Joe BidenJoseph (Joe) Robinette BidenReport: Biden to write foreword for memoir by transgender activist Biden to Alabama: No more extremist senators Kasich, Biden to hold discussion on bipartisanship MORE, who’s reportedly nearing a decision on a 2016 White House run, is more popular among Democrats and all voters in two key early voting states than Democratic front-runner Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonChris Murphy’s profile rises with gun tragedies DNC, RNC step up cyber protections Gun proposal picks up GOP support MORE.

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The NBC News/Marist polls released Sunday found Biden with a net 57 percent favorability rating among Democrats in Iowa and a net 2 percent unfavorability rating among all registered voters in the Hawkeye State.

By comparison, Clinton holds a net 40 percent favorability rating among Democrats and a net 29 percent unfavorability rating among all voters.

In New Hampshire, Clinton has a net 42 percent favorability score among Democrats and a net 24 percent unfavorability rating among all registered voters.

Biden’s numbers in the Granite State are net 59 percent favorability among Democrats and net 3 percent favorability among all voters.

Pollsters also found that Biden would perform better than Clinton in potential head-to head matchups against GOP candidates Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpIvanka Trump pens op-ed on kindergartners learning tech Bharara, Yates tamp down expectations Mueller will bring criminal charges Overnight Cybersecurity: Equifax security employee left after breach | Lawmakers float bill to reform warrantless surveillance | Intel leaders keeping collusion probe open MORE and Jeb Bush in Iowa and New Hampshire.

The Iowa poll, conducted Aug. 26-Sept. 2, has a 3.1 percent margin of error for registered voters and a 5.3 percent margin of error for potential Democratic caucus-goers.

The poll in New Hampshire, conducted Aug. 26-Sept. 2, has a 3.2 percent margin of error for registered voters and a 5.2 percent margin of error for potential Democratic primary voters.

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