Biden retains big lead in poll, but Warren shows progress

Biden retains big lead in poll, but Warren shows progress

Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenButtigieg on Biden's Iraq War vote: 'that vote was a mistake' Buttigieg on Biden's Iraq War vote: 'that vote was a mistake' Ocasio-Cortez starts petition to repeal Hyde Amendment MORE is holding on to his solid lead in the Democratic presidential primary, but Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenJulián Castro defends going on Fox: I'm focused on 'the people out there watching' Julián Castro defends going on Fox: I'm focused on 'the people out there watching' O'Rourke unveils plan to support women, minority-owned businesses MORE's (D-Mass.) support is ticking upward, according to a new Morning Consult survey.

Thirty-seven percent of Democratic primary voters said they supported Biden in the poll, marking a 1 percentage point slip in support for the former vice president. 

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Warren's support, on the other hand, ticked up one point since last week. The same tracking poll showed Warren entering double-digit support earlier this month, putting her at third place behind Biden and Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersButtigieg on Biden's Iraq War vote: 'that vote was a mistake' Buttigieg on Biden's Iraq War vote: 'that vote was a mistake' The generational divide of Joe Biden and the Democratic Party MORE (I-Vt.). 

The Massachusetts senator has consistently unveiled a number of policy initiatives through the year and has seen her support steadily climb in the primary polls.  

Biden has made fewer appearances on the campaign trail in recent weeks, but his name recognition is seen as having helped him maintain a solid lead in a crowded field of 24 Democrats in the primary. 

The former vice president will touch down in Iowa on Tuesday and is slated to slam President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump defends Stephanopolous interview Trump defends Stephanopolous interview Buttigieg on offers of foreign intel: 'Just call the FBI' MORE in a speech to voters in the first-in-the-nation caucus state

A CNN–Des Moines Register poll released last week showed Biden's support in the Hawkeye State slipping by about a third to 24 percent from the initial survey.