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 BidenBiden campaign cancels fundraiser with Mueller prosecutor Twitter joins Democrats to boost mail-in voting — here's why The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - George Floyd's death sparks protests, National Guard activation MORE has the biggest lead over President TrumpDonald John TrumpMinneapolis erupts for third night, as protests spread, Trump vows retaliation Stocks open mixed ahead of Trump briefing on China The island that can save America 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 SandersGloves come off as Democrats fight for House seat in California Senate Democrats pump brakes on new stimulus checks The Hill's Coronavirus Report: Unemployment claims now at 41 million with 2.1 million more added to rolls; Topeka mayor says cities don't have enough tests for minorities and homeless communities MORE (I-Vt.) and former New York City Mayor Michael BloombergMichael BloombergIt's as if a Trump operative infiltrated the Democratic primary process Liberals embrace super PACs they once shunned .7 billion expected to be spent in 2020 campaign despite coronavirus: report 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 ButtigiegBiden hopes to pick VP by Aug. 1 It's as if a Trump operative infiltrated the Democratic primary process Here's how Biden can win over the minority vote and the Rust Belt 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 WarrenCOVID-19 workplace complaints surge; unions rip administration Gloves come off as Democrats fight for House seat in California Police killing in Minneapolis puts new scrutiny on Biden pick 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.