Scarborough: 'Teflon Joe' Biden weathering storm amid Warren's 'political bleeding'

Scarborough: 'Teflon Joe' Biden weathering storm amid Warren's 'political bleeding'
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MSNBC’s Joe ScarboroughCharles (Joe) Joseph ScarboroughBiden to CBS reporter: 'Why, why, why, why, why?' Controversial radio host Don Imus dies at 79 Scarborough: 'Teflon Joe' Biden weathering storm amid Warren's 'political bleeding' MORE referred to Democratic presidential front-runner Joe BidenJoe BidenPerry delegation talking points stressed pushing Ukraine to deal with 'corruption' GOP senator airs anti-Biden ad in Iowa amid impeachment trial Biden photobombs live national news broadcast at one of his rallies MORE as "Teflon Joe" on Monday in analyzing a new poll showing the former vice president on top of the 2020 field, while pointing to Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenBiden on whether Sanders can unify party as nominee: 'It depends' Overnight Health Care — Presented by Philip Morris International — HHS has no plans to declare emergency over coronavirus | GOP senator calls for travel ban to stop outbreak | Warren releases plan to contain infectious diseases Biden lines up high-profile surrogates to campaign in Iowa MORE's (D-Mass.) continued "political bleeding."

“Once again, [it] had Joe Biden on top, and once again, and I will say this has been the biggest surprise for me over the past month, Elizabeth Warren continuing to drop, minus 8 [points],” Scarborough said on "Morning Joe."

“And I just sit and look at those numbers and say, 'Is she really losing all of this support because she put out a very progressive program?' " he asked, referring to Warren's "Medicare for All" plan, which included a proposed cost of $20.5 billion in new federal spending.

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"In the Democratic Party, I would not have expected this political bleeding to continue, but it does in just about every poll, and look at Teflon Joe. Teflon Joe just staying up there, Jack,” he added. 

“Teflon Joe, Durable Joe ... call it what you want to call it, but he has weathered some storms, Joe, during this primary,” noted Adrienne Elrod, a spokeswoman for former Secretary of State Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonHill.TV's Krystal Ball: Failure to embrace Sanders as nominee would 'destroy' Democratic Party Clinton says she feels the 'urge' to defeat Trump in 2020 Can Democrats flip the Texas House? Today's result will provide a clue MORE's 2016 presidential campaign. “And so far he’s stayed on top consistently."

"He’s also the only candidate in this race, I know we talked about this many times on the show, but he’s the only candidate running in the Democratic primary who can really attract a diverse electorate," she added.

The Fox News poll released Sunday showed 30 percent of Democratic voters and Democratic-leaning independents saying they support Biden, with Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersNew campaign ad goes after Sanders by mentioning heart attack Biden on whether Sanders can unify party as nominee: 'It depends' Steyer rebukes Biden for arguing with supporter he thought was Sanders voter MORE (I-Vt.) a close second at 20 percent. Warren only garnered 13 percent support, compared to 21 percent in the same poll last month.

Biden and Sanders, along with Warren, South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegBiden on whether Sanders can unify party as nominee: 'It depends' Biden lines up high-profile surrogates to campaign in Iowa Hill.TV's Krystal Ball: Failure to embrace Sanders as nominee would 'destroy' Democratic Party MORE (D), Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy Jean KlobucharSanders opens up 15-point lead in New Hampshire: Poll Poll: 56 percent of Democrats say billionaire politicians more likely to cater to special interests Support for Biden, Sanders ticks up nationally: poll MORE (D-Minn.), billionaire Tom SteyerTom Fahr SteyerSteyer rebukes Biden for arguing with supporter he thought was Sanders voter Poll: 56 percent of Democrats say billionaire politicians more likely to cater to special interests South Carolina woman behind popular Obama slogan says she backs Steyer MORE and entrepreneur Andrew YangAndrew YangPoll: 56 percent of Democrats say billionaire politicians more likely to cater to special interests Support for Biden, Sanders ticks up nationally: poll The Hill's 12:30 Report: Trump lawyers to offer closing arguments on day 7 MORE, will face off in the sixth Democratic presidential primary debate in Los Angeles on Thursday.