Poll: Biden beats Warren by 16 points in head-to-head match-up

Poll: Biden beats Warren by 16 points in head-to-head match-up
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Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenTrump says lawmakers should censure Schiff Schiff says committees will eventually make impeachment inquiry transcripts public Trump threat lacks teeth to block impeachment witnesses MORE beats Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenButtigieg tweeted support for 'Medicare for All' in 2018 Overnight Health Care — Presented by National Taxpayers Union — House Dems change drug pricing bill to address progressive concerns | Top Republican rejects Dem proposal on surprise medical bills | Vaping group launches Fox News ad blitz Hillicon Valley: FCC approves T-Mobile-Sprint merger | Dems wrangle over breaking up Big Tech at debate | Critics pounce as Facebook's Libra stumbles | Zuckerberg to be interviewed by Fox News | Twitter details rules for political figures' tweets MORE (D-Mass.) by 16 percentage points in a theoretical head-to-head primary match-up in a Fox News poll released Wednesday evening.

When likely Democratic primary voters were given a choice between only Biden and Warren, 53 percent chose Biden, compared to 37 percent who went with Warren. Seven percent didn't know which to choose.

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Given a choice between all the 2020 Democrats, Biden earned the support of 29 percent, while Warren had 16 percent, putting her behind Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersOvernight Health Care — Presented by National Taxpayers Union — House Dems change drug pricing bill to address progressive concerns | Top Republican rejects Dem proposal on surprise medical bills | Vaping group launches Fox News ad blitz Democrats have reason to worry after the last presidential debate Krystal Ball on Sanders debate performance: 'He absolutely hit it out of the park' MORE (I-Vt.) at 18 percent, an all-time high for him. No other candidate had double-digit support.

Warren and Sanders have been closing the gap on Biden's lead over the past few months.

Polls still show Biden leading the crowded Democratic presidential field, and voters have repeatedly indicated they want to vote for the candidate most likely to beat President TrumpDonald John TrumpGOP congressman slams Trump over report that U.S. bombed former anti-ISIS coalition headquarters US to restore 'targeted assistance' to Central American countries after migration deal Trump says lawmakers should censure Schiff MORE. In the Fox News poll, 42 percent think that candidate is Biden, while 17 percent picked Sanders and 12 percent chose Warren. 

The Fox News poll included 1,008 registered voters. For questions directed at likely Democratic primary voters, the margin of error is plus or minus 4.5 percentage points.