Warren support rises in two national polls

Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenJulián Castro is behind in the polls, but he's finding a niche Gabbard arrives in Puerto Rico to 'show support' amid street protests Democratic strategist predicts most 2020 candidates will drop out in late fall MORE's presidential campaign is continuing to gain ground in the 2020 race, with the Massachusetts Democrat seeing a rise in two national polls released Tuesday. 

Warren saw a 2-point gain in the latest Morning Consult poll, bringing her support to 13 percent among those surveyed.

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According to the poll, Warren has notched a 5-point gain in vote share in the past six weeks, propelling her to among the top-tier candidates. Morning Consult found that Warren went from being nearly tied with Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisWhat to expect when Mueller testifies: Not much Biden compares Trump to George Wallace CNN Democratic debate drawing finishes third in cable news ratings race MORE (D-Calif.) and former Rep. Beto O'RourkeBeto O'RourkeThe Hill's Campaign Report: Second debate lineups set up high-profile clash Biden, Harris set for second Democratic debate showdown 2020 Democrats react to 'send her back' chants at Trump rally MORE (D-Texas) to becoming the clear No. 3 candidate — behind former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden compares Trump to George Wallace Sanders unveils plan to guarantee the 'right to a secure retirement' CNN Democratic debate drawing finishes third in cable news ratings race MORE and Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersGabbard arrives in Puerto Rico to 'show support' amid street protests Democratic strategist predicts most 2020 candidates will drop out in late fall Sanders unveils plan to guarantee the 'right to a secure retirement' MORE (I-Vt.).

Biden and Sanders, the poll found, maintained their support at 38 percent and 19 percent, respectively. 

Warren also solidified her position in third place in an Emerson poll released Tuesday.

The poll found Warren was the top choice for 14 percent of respondents — a 4 percent jump from the month before — compared with Biden's 34 percent and Sanders's 27 percent.  

In head-to-head matchups with Democratic opponents, the Emerson poll found that President TrumpDonald John TrumpUS-Saudi Arabia policy needs a dose of 'realpolitik' Trump talks to Swedish leader about rapper A$AP Rocky, offers to vouch for his bail Matt Gaetz ahead of Mueller hearing: 'We are going to reelect the president' MORE trails each candidate. Biden and Sanders each hold a 10 percent advantage over Trump in the hypothetical matchups, according to the poll, with 55 percent support to Trump's 45 percent. Warren, in the same matchup, leads Trump 53 percent to 47 percent.  

Warren's rise in the two polls comes ahead of the first Democratic presidential primary debates. Warren, who has seen her support rise in recent weeks alongside a slate of detailed policy proposals, will appear on the stage for the first night of debates.

The race's other top-tier candidates — Biden, Sanders, Harris and South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegDemocratic strategist predicts most 2020 candidates will drop out in late fall The Hill's 12:30 Report: Trump hits media over 'send her back' coverage The Hill's Campaign Report: Second debate lineups set up high-profile clash MORE — will debate on the second night.

The Morning Consult survey polled 16,188 registered voters from June 17 to June 23 and has a margin of error of plus or minus 1 percentage point. The Emerson polling data was collected June 21–24 and has a margin of error of plus or minus 4.5 percentage points for the Democratic primary.