Poll: Biden has 2020 lead over Oprah, top Dems

Poll: Biden has 2020 lead over Oprah, top Dems
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Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden bemoans white supremacy in remarks at civil rights movement site Gun control: Campaigning vs. legislating Sunday shows - Guns dominate after Democratic debate MORE has a small lead over media mogul Oprah Winfrey and the field of potential Democratic presidential candidates for 2020, according to a new survey.

The poll from RABA Research — an outlet helmed by past campaign aides for former President Obama and former Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush — finds Biden leading among Democratic voters polled with 26 percent support. 

Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersGun control: Campaigning vs. legislating Booker defends middle-ground health care approach: 'We're going to fight to get there' Sunday shows preview: Democratic candidates make the rounds after debate MORE (I-Vt.), whose insurgent challenge to Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonDershowitz: 'Too many politicians are being subject to criminal prosecution' The 13 Republicans needed to pass gun-control legislation Democrats spar over electoral appeal of 'Medicare for All' MORE turned him into a pop culture icon and progressive hero, is in second place at 21 percent. 

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Winfrey, whose Golden Globes speech this week sparked presidential buzz on the left, takes 20 percent. She is followed by Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenGun control: Campaigning vs. legislating Booker defends middle-ground health care approach: 'We're going to fight to get there' Democrats spar over electoral appeal of 'Medicare for All' MORE (D) at 18 percent.

Fifteen percent of respondents said they’re unsure at this point or would pick someone else. Democrats could have a massive field of candidates vying to take on President TrumpDonald John TrumpHarris bashes Kavanaugh's 'sham' nomination process, calls for his impeachment after sexual misconduct allegation Celebrating 'Hispanic Heritage Month' in the Age of Trump Let's not play Charlie Brown to Iran's Lucy MORE in 2020.

Biden also has the highest favorability rating in the field, at 76 percent positive.

Winfrey and Sanders ring in at 67 percent favorable, while 58 percent of Democrats have a positive view of Warren.

The RABA online survey of 345 Democrats nationwide was conducted between Jan. 10-11 and has a 5 percentage point margin of error.