Warren gains on Sanders, Biden in new national poll

Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenOn The Money: Mnuchin, Schumer in talks to strike short-term relief deal | Small businesses struggling for loans | Treasury IG sends Dems report on handling of Trump tax returns Trump says Obama knows 'something that you don't know' about Biden Senators push for changes to small business aid MORE (D-Mass.) is gaining ground on top-tier White House contenders Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersTrump says Obama knows 'something that you don't know' about Biden The Hill's Campaign Report: Sanders exits, clearing Biden's path to nomination Former Clinton staffers invited to celebrate Sanders dropping out: report MORE (I-Vt.) and former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenThe Hill's Campaign Report: Sanders exits, clearing Biden's path to nomination Former Clinton staffers invited to celebrate Sanders dropping out: report Sanders exit leaves deep disappointment on left MORE, according to a new Hill-HarrisX survey.

The survey released on Tuesday still shows Warren in third place, but she has ticked up four points over the past two weeks to 14 percent support among likely Democratic and independent voters.

Biden, meanwhile, held onto the top spot with 30 percent, but is down 1 percentage point. Sanders placed second at 17 percent and is up 1 point from the Aug. 9-10 poll.

Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisOn The Money: Mnuchin, Schumer in talks to strike short-term relief deal | Small businesses struggling for loans | Treasury IG sends Dems report on handling of Trump tax returns Former Clinton staffers invited to celebrate Sanders dropping out: report Michael Bennet endorses Biden for president MORE (D-Calif.) tied with South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegFormer Clinton staffers invited to celebrate Sanders dropping out: report Sanders exit leaves deep disappointment on left Michael Bennet endorses Biden for president MORE for fourth place, with each receiving 4 percent support. 

Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas) rounded out the top five at 3 percent, a 1 point decrease compared to the previous poll.

Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerFormer Clinton staffers invited to celebrate Sanders dropping out: report Michael Bennet endorses Biden for president Democrats salivate over Obama coming off sidelines MORE (N.J.), tech entrepreneur Andrew YangAndrew YangFormer Clinton staffers invited to celebrate Sanders dropping out: report Jack Dorsey committing billion to coronavirus relief efforts Campaigns face attack ad dilemma amid coronavirus crisis MORE and Montana Gov. Steve BullockSteve BullockFormer Clinton staffers invited to celebrate Sanders dropping out: report Politics and the pandemic — Republicans are rightly worried The Hill's Campaign Report: Biden moves to unify party before general election MORE (D) were the only other candidates that polled above 1 percent in the poll. 

The latest results come amid signs that Sanders and Warren are cutting into Biden's lead over the Democratic contenders for the White House, though the former vice president remains the front-runner.

The Hill-HarrisX poll surveyed 465 Democratic and independent registered voters between Aug. 23 and Aug. 24 with a margin of error of plus or minus 4.6 percentage points.

—Tess Bonn