Poll: Biden and Sanders both lead Trump by 10 points nationally

Poll: Biden and Sanders both lead Trump by 10 points nationally
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An Emerson Polling survey released Tuesday found both former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBudget official says he didn't know why military aid was delayed: report Growing 2020 field underscores Democratic divide READ: Foreign service officer Jennifer Williams' closed-door testimony from the House impeachment inquiry MORE and Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersSinger Neil Young says that America's presidents haven't done enough address climate change New poll catapults Buttigieg to frontrunner position in Iowa Growing 2020 field underscores Democratic divide MORE (I-Vt.) leading President TrumpDonald John TrumpGOP divided over impeachment trial strategy Official testifies that Bolton had 'one-on-one meeting' with Trump over Ukraine aid Louisiana governor wins re-election MORE by 10 points nationally.

The poll, conducted June 21-24 among 1,096 voters, found the two Democratic presidential hopefuls ahead of Trump in a hypothetical match-up, 55 percent to 45 percent.

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Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenNew poll catapults Buttigieg to frontrunner position in Iowa Bloomberg, Patrick take different approaches after late entries into primary race Deval Patrick: a short runway, but potential to get airborne MORE (D-Mass.) also led Trump in the survey, 53 percent to 47 percent, while Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisNew poll catapults Buttigieg to frontrunner position in Iowa Growing 2020 field underscores Democratic divide Harris gets key union endorsement amid polling plateau MORE (D-Calif.) and South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegNew poll catapults Buttigieg to frontrunner position in Iowa Growing 2020 field underscores Democratic divide Deval Patrick: a short runway, but potential to get airborne MORE both led him 52 percent to 48 percent. The survey has a 2.9 point margin of error.

The survey showed Trump with a steady 43 percent approval rating and his disapproval at 48 percent, down 1 point since last month.

It also found a gender gap among approval of the president, with 47 percent of male respondents approving and 47 percent disapproving, compared to 49 percent disapproval among female respondents and 39 percent approval.

Several other national polls have Trump trailing Biden, who has led most polls of the crowded Democratic primary field ahead of the first debates this Wednesday and Thursday. Other polling has also indicated Biden leads Trump in several key states, including internal polling by a firm Trump’s reelection campaign severed ties with after it was leaked to the media earlier this month.