Poll: Warren and Biden running neck and neck as Sanders sinks

Poll: Warren and Biden running neck and neck as Sanders sinks
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Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenDemocrats seize on Trump's firing of intelligence community watchdog Biden says his administration could help grow 'bench' for Democrats Overnight Health Care: CDC recommends face coverings in public | Resistance to social distancing sparks new worries | Controversy over change of national stockpile definition | McConnell signals fourth coronavirus bill MORE (D-Mass.) and former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenSome Sanders top allies have urged him to withdraw from 2020 race: report Sunday shows preview: As coronavirus spreads in the U.S., officials from each sector of public life weigh in Trump defends firing of intel watchdog, calling him a 'disgrace' MORE are running neck and neck with a large lead over the rest of the Democratic primary field, according to a national poll released Monday.

Warren was the first choice of 27 percent of Democrats and Democrat-leaning independents surveyed by Investor's Business Daily and TIPP, 1 percentage point ahead of Biden.

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The Massachusetts lawmaker gained 3 points from the same survey in September, while Biden dropped from 28 percent to 26 percent support.

Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersSome Sanders top allies have urged him to withdraw from 2020 race: report We're at war and need wartime institutions to keep our economy producing what's necessary Larry David: Bernie Sanders should drop out of 2020 race MORE (I-Vt.) was the third most-popular choice of respondents, at 10 percent support in the new poll, a 2 point drop from last month.

South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegButtigieg launches new PAC to aid down-ballot candidates HuffPost political reporter on why Bernie fell way behind Biden Economists fear slow pace of testing will prolong recession MORE (D) gained 2 points from September to now register at 7 percent support.

No other Democratic candidate cleared 3 percent support.

IBD/TIPP surveyed 341 Democrats and independents who lean Democratic between Sept. 26 and Oct. 3 via landline and mobile phone.