Poll: Biden more popular than Clinton in Iowa, NH
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Two new polls find Vice President Joe BidenJoseph (Joe) Robinette BidenDemocrats will need to explain if they shut government down over illegal immigration Trump thinks he could easily beat Sanders in 2020 match-up: report Biden marks MLK Day: Americans are 'living through a battle for the soul of this nation' 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 ClintonIntel Dem decries White House 'gag order' after Bannon testimony 'Total free-for-all' as Bannon clashes with Intel members Mellman: On Political Authenticity (Part 2) 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 TrumpDems flip Wisconsin state Senate seat Sessions: 'We should be like Canada' in how we take in immigrants GOP rep: 'Sheet metal and garbage' everywhere in Haiti 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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