Biden, Sanders edge Trump in hypothetical 2020 matchups in Fox News poll

President TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden says his faith is 'bedrock foundation of my life' after Trump claim Coronavirus talks on life support as parties dig in, pass blame Ohio governor tests negative in second coronavirus test MORE narrowly trails former Democratic Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden says his faith is 'bedrock foundation of my life' after Trump claim Biden clarifies comments comparing African American and Latino communities Kanye West may have missed deadline to get on Wisconsin ballot by minutes: report MORE and Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersOn The Money: Pessimism grows as coronavirus talks go down to the wire | Jobs report poised to light fire under COVID-19 talks | Tax preparers warn unemployment recipients could owe IRS Senators introduce bill to block Trump armed drone sale measure Sanders offers bill to tax billionaires' wealth gains during pandemic MORE (I-Vt.) in hypothetical 2020 presidential election matchups, according to a Fox News poll released Sunday.

The poll shows that Biden leads Trump by 7 percentage points among registered voters when the two go head-to-head. The former vice president has not yet officially announced his candidacy but is widely expected to do so.

Sanders is the only other candidate for the Democratic nomination to top Trump in a hypothetical head-to-head matchup. Forty-four percent of those surveyed backed the Vermont senator, compared to 41 percent who support the president.

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Trump edges out Sens. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisBiden VP race is highly fluid days before expected pick Harris, Ocasio-Cortez push climate equity bill with Green New Deal roots Senate Democrats demand answers on migrant child trafficking during pandemic MORE (D-Calif.) and Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenBiden VP race is highly fluid days before expected pick Senate Democrats demand answers on migrant child trafficking during pandemic Senate Democrats push to include free phone calls for incarcerated people in next relief package MORE (D-Mass.) by 2 percentage points each in their respective head-to-head matchups, according to the poll.

A steadily growing field of Democrats has taken shape to seek to the party's nomination to take on Trump in 2020. Former Rep. Beto O'RourkeBeto O'RourkeBeto O'Rourke calls Texas GOP 'a death cult' over coronavirus response Hegar, West to face off in bitter Texas Senate runoff Bellwether counties show trouble for Trump MORE (D-Texas), Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharSenate Democrats demand answers on migrant child trafficking during pandemic Senate Democrats push to include free phone calls for incarcerated people in next relief package Lobbying world MORE (D-Minn.) and Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerSenate Democrats demand answers on migrant child trafficking during pandemic Senate Democrats push to include free phone calls for incarcerated people in next relief package Ex-USAID employee apologizes, denies sending explosive tweets MORE (D-N.J.) are among the others who have entered the race.

Biden and Sanders have consistently ranked at or near the top of polling among Democratic voters about their preferred nominee. They were the top two vote-getters among 403 Democratic primary voters in the Fox News poll.

Trump has criticized both men, recently deriding Biden as "low I.Q." and previously suggesting Sanders had "missed his time" by failing to secure the nomination in 2016.

The support in the new poll for Trump among those surveyed closely mirrors his overall approval rating, which has hovered in the low 40 percent range for much of his presidency.

The poll surveyed 1,002 registered voters from March 17 to March 20. It has a margin of error of 3 percentage points, meaning each matchup except the one with Biden falls within the margin of error.