Warren gains on Sanders, Biden in new national poll

Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenIn politics, as in baseball, it ain't over till it's over Trump defends Roger Stone move: He was target of 'Witch Hunt' Democrats blast Trump for commuting Roger Stone: 'The most corrupt president in history' MORE (D-Mass.) is gaining ground on top-tier White House contenders Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersOVERNIGHT ENERGY: EPA declines to tighten smog standards amid pressure from green groups | Democrats split on Trump plan to use development funds for nuclear projects| Russian mining giant reports another fuel spill in Arctic Biden lets Trump be Trump Democrats split on Trump plan to use development funds for nuclear projects MORE (I-Vt.) and former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenThe Hill's Campaign Report: Runoff elections in Texas, Alabama set for Tuesday Biden campaign slams White House attacks on Fauci as 'disgusting' Biden lets Trump be Trump 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 HarrisHillicon Valley: Facebook considers political ad ban | Senators raise concerns over civil rights audit | Amazon reverses on telling workers to delete TikTok Senators raise concerns over Facebook's civil rights audit Biden's marijuana plan is out of step with public opinion MORE (D-Calif.) tied with South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegIn politics, as in baseball, it ain't over till it's over Biden campaign hires top cybersecurity officials to defend against threats Biden strikes populist tone in blistering rebuke of Trump, Wall Street 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 BookerIn politics, as in baseball, it ain't over till it's over Democrats blast Trump for commuting Roger Stone: 'The most corrupt president in history' Koch-backed group urges Senate to oppose 'bailouts' of states in new ads MORE (N.J.), tech entrepreneur Andrew YangAndrew YangBiden campaign to take over 'Supernatural' star's Instagram for interview Hillicon Valley: Justice Department announces superseding indictment against WikiLeaks' Assange | Facebook ad boycott gains momentum | FBI sees spike in coronavirus-related cyber threats | Boston city government bans facial recognition technology The Hill's Campaign Report: Progressives feel momentum after primary night MORE and Montana Gov. Steve BullockSteve BullockThere's a big blue wave coming Internal poll shows tight battle in Montana House race The Hill's Campaign Report: Democratic Unity Taskforce unveils party platform recommendations 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