Top Democrats widen national lead on Trump: poll

Top Democrats widen national lead on Trump: poll
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Top 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have extended their lead over President TrumpDonald John TrumpRouhani says Iran will never seek nuclear weapons Trump downplays seriousness of injuries in Iran attack after US soldiers treated for concussions Trump says Bloomberg is 'wasting his money' on 2020 campaign MORE in hypothetical head-to-head match-ups one year before voters cast ballots, according to a new poll. 

The ABC News-Washington Post poll released early Tuesday found that former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenSanders joins Biden atop 2020 Democratic field: poll The Hill's Morning Report - Trump trial begins with clashes, concessions Trump says impeachment lawyers were 'really good' MORE and Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersSanders joins Biden atop 2020 Democratic field: poll The Hill's Morning Report - Trump trial begins with clashes, concessions Trump on Clinton's Sanders comments: 'She's the one that people don't like' MORE (I-Vt.) lead Trump by 17 percentage points, while Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenSanders joins Biden atop 2020 Democratic field: poll The Hill's Morning Report - Trump trial begins with clashes, concessions Hillary Clinton tears open wound with her attack on Sanders MORE (Mass.) leads him by 15 points. 

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In September, Biden led Trump by 16 percentage points, Sanders led him by 12 points and Warren led by 11 points. The candidates also led Trump in July by 14, 6 and 7 percentage points, respectively.

Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisRep. Bobby Rush endorses Bloomberg's White House bid Actor Michael Douglas endorses Bloomberg for president Democrats: McConnell impeachment trial rules a 'cover-up,' 'national disgrace' MORE (Calif.) and South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegSanders joins Biden atop 2020 Democratic field: poll The Hill's Morning Report - Trump trial begins with clashes, concessions Hillary Clinton tears open wound with her attack on Sanders MORE both lead Trump by 11 percentage points in the latest survey. Pollsters noted increases from a 10-point lead for Harris and a 6-point lead for Buttigieg in September. 

Researchers surveyed 1,003 adults from Oct. 27-30. The margin of error is 3.7 percentage points. 

The candidates are among more than a dozen running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.