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Biden tops Democratic field in head-to-head match-ups against Trump

Biden tops Democratic field in head-to-head match-ups against Trump
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Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenExpanding child tax credit could lift 4 million children out of poverty: analysis Maria Bartiromo defends reporting: 'Keep trashing me, I'll keep telling the truth' The Memo: The center strikes back MORE has the biggest lead over President TrumpDonald TrumpMaria Bartiromo defends reporting: 'Keep trashing me, I'll keep telling the truth' The Memo: The center strikes back Republicans eye Nashville crack-up to gain House seat MORE among the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates, according to a new poll. 

Biden leads Trump by 6 points in a head-to-head match-up, with 46 percent support compared to Trump’s 40 percent, according to the Morning Consult poll released Tuesday. 

Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersThe Memo: The center strikes back Sanders against infrastructure deal with more gas taxes, electric vehicle fees Sunday shows - Voting rights, infrastructure in the spotlight MORE (I-Vt.) and former New York City Mayor Michael BloombergMichael BloombergBiden's domestic and global challenges on COVID vaccinations Press: Even Jeff Bezos should pay income taxes What the Democrats should be doing to reach true bipartisanship MORE also lead Trump in the poll. Sanders has a 2-point lead, at 44 percent compared to Trump’s 42 percent. Bloomberg also has a 2-point lead, at 43 percent compared to Trump’s 41 percent. 

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Former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegHigh-speed rail getting last minute push in Congress Buttigieg: Bipartisan deal on infrastructure 'strongly preferred' OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Biden ends infrastructure talks with key Republican | Colonial Pipeline CEO grilled over ransomware attack | Texas gov signs bills to improve power grid after winter storm MORE has a slim 1-point lead over Trump, which is within the survey's margin of error. Buttigieg gets 42 percent compared to Trump’s 41 percent when placed in a head-to-head match-up. 

Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenThe Memo: The center strikes back Centrists gain foothold in infrastructure talks; cyber attacks at center of Biden-Putin meeting Democrats have turned solidly against gas tax MORE (D-Mass.) trails Trump by 1 point, which also falls within the margin of error, with the senator at 42 percent compared to the president's 43 percent. 

A Morning Consult survey of more than 17,000 Democratic primary voters nationwide also found that Biden is leading the party's 2020 field, with 31 percent saying the former vice president is their first choice.

Sanders trails in second at 23 percent, with Warren behind him at 14 percent, based on the poll. 

Buttigieg trails in fourth at 8 percent, with Bloomberg, a late entry to the race, at 7 percent, based on the poll.  

The poll was conducted between Dec. 30 and Jan. 5. The head-to-head match-up survey polled between 8,242 and 8,574 registered voters and has a margin of error of 1 percentage point.