Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonSuper PACs release ad campaign hitting Vance over past comments on Trump I voted for Trump in 2020 — he proved to be the ultimate RINO in 2021 Neera Tanden tapped as White House staff secretary MORE’s lead over Vermont Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersDemocrats face critical 72 hours Overnight Health Care — Presented by Altria — Manchin nixes Medicare expansion Manchin shutting down Sanders on Medicare expansion MORE (I) is now just 7 points among Democratic primary voters, according to a new poll.
The NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll released Sunday morning found Clinton with 42 percent support nationally, compared to Sanders’s 35 percent.
If Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenOvernight Energy & Environment — Presented by American Clean Power — Methane fee faces negotiations White House rejects latest Trump claim of executive privilege The No Surprises Act: a bill long overdue MORE does not run, pollsters found, Clinton’s lead over Sanders rises to 15 points. Biden had 17 percent support in the survey.
Clinton held a 34-point lead over Sanders in July, and a 60-point lead in June.
On the Republican side, Donald Trump and Ben Carson are atop the GOP field with 21 percent and 20 percent support from Republican primary voters, respectively.
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio is tied for third place with Carly Fiorina, with 11 percent apiece.
The poll, conducted Sept. 20-24, has a 6.1 percent margin of error for Democratic primary voters. Its margin of error for Republican voters is 6.5 percent.