Biden, Sanders lead Trump in hypothetical match-ups: poll

Biden, Sanders lead Trump in hypothetical match-ups: poll
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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 and 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.) lead 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 hypothetical 2020 match-ups, according to a new national survey.

The Morning Consult/Politico poll released Wednesday found Biden leads Trump by 7 points, 42 percent to 35 percent. Twenty-three percent said they didn’t know yet or didn’t have an opinion.

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Pollsters found that Biden held a 7-point lead over Trump in the poll among women, compared to a 2-point lead over the president among men. Trump held a slight lead among white voters who responded to the poll, with a 2-point edge over Biden. However, the former vice president held a commanding lead among black voters, bringing in 69 percent of their vote compared to just 6 percent for Trump.

Sanders held a 5-point lead over Trump in a possible match-up, according to the poll.

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-Mass.) tied with Trump, with both receiving 35 percent from respondents.

Other 2020 Democratic presidential candidates, including Sens. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisHarris bashes Kavanaugh's 'sham' nomination process, calls for his impeachment after sexual misconduct allegation Gun control: Campaigning vs. legislating Booker defends middle-ground health care approach: 'We're going to fight to get there' MORE (Calif.) and Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerSunday shows - Guns dominate after Democratic debate 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 (N.J), former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (Texas) and South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegO'Rourke responds to Buttigieg's gun criticism: 'That calculation and fear is what got us here in the first place' Buttigieg: Biden gave 'bad' debate answer on slavery's legacy O'Rourke's debate moment reignites gun debate on Sunday shows MORE, trailed Trump by as many as 10 percentage points in the survey.

Biden has consistently fared well in polls matching up against Trump both nationally and in early primary states. Biden also holds a lead over all other 2020 Democratic candidates in most polls.

The online survey of 1,998 registered voters was conducted from Aug. 16-18 and has a margin of error of 2 percentage points.