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Poll: Sanders is most popular senator in any home state

Poll: Sanders is most popular senator in any home state
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Sen. Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersTrump has declared war on our climate — we won’t let him win Stock slide bites boastful Trump, but rising wages great for GOP Millions should march on DC to defeat Trump Republicans MORE (I-Vt.) is the most popular senator out of senators in their home states, a new poll found.

A Morning Consult poll shows that Sanders has the highest approval rating out of senators in their home states, with a 75 percent approval rating in Vermont.

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Sanders has maintained this high level of popularity in recent months, earning the same approval rating in an April Morning Consult poll that also found he was the most popular senator at the time.


Sanders has been a vocal critic of the Trump administration and GOP leadership, holding rallies across the country in protest of the GOP’s healthcare bill in the Senate. He will travel to Iowa to promote his new book new month, creating speculation over whether he will make a second presidential run for 2020.

Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) came in after Sanders at second with 69 percent, followed by fellow Hawaii Sen. Mazie HironoMazie Keiko HironoGreen group backs Sens. Baldwin, Nelson for reelection WHIP LIST: Shutdown looms as Senate lacks votes to pass House spending bill Dem senator: Trump 'made clear' that he wants 'white people to come to our country' MORE (D) at 67 percent.

Sen. Jeff FlakeJeffrey (Jeff) Lane FlakeMcConnell: 'Whoever gets to 60 wins' on immigration Huckabee Sanders: Dems need to decide if they 'hate' Trump 'more than they love this country' Trump spokeswoman fires back at Flake: 'His numbers are in the tank' MORE (R-Ariz.) had the lowest approval rating at 37 percent, and Sen. Gary Peters (R-Mich) had the second lowest with 38 percent, as well as the highest percentage of constituents who didn’t know or had no opinion on their senator at 33 percent.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellDems confront Kelly after he calls some immigrants 'lazy' McConnell: 'Whoever gets to 60 wins' on immigration Overnight Defense: Latest on spending fight - House passes stopgap with defense money while Senate nears two-year budget deal | Pentagon planning military parade for Trump | Afghan war will cost B in 2018 MORE had the highest disapproval rating at 48 percent, followed by Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainMcConnell: 'Whoever gets to 60 wins' on immigration Meghan McCain: Melania is 'my favorite Trump, by far' Kelly says Trump not likely to extend DACA deadline MORE’s (R-Ariz.) 47 percent.

Morning Consult interviewed more than 140,000 registered voters across the country from April 1 to June 18.