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Poll: Sanders is most popular senator in any home state

Poll: Sanders is most popular senator in any home state
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Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersOcasio-Cortez says Democrats must focus on winning White House for Biden All fracked up: Biden's Keystone State breakdown The Memo: Five reasons why Trump could upset the odds MORE (I-Vt.) is the most popular senator out of senators in their home states, a new poll found.

A Morning Consult poll shows that Sanders has the highest approval rating out of senators in their home states, with a 75 percent approval rating in Vermont.

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Sanders has maintained this high level of popularity in recent months, earning the same approval rating in an April Morning Consult poll that also found he was the most popular senator at the time.


Sanders has been a vocal critic of the Trump administration and GOP leadership, holding rallies across the country in protest of the GOP’s healthcare bill in the Senate. He will travel to Iowa to promote his new book new month, creating speculation over whether he will make a second presidential run for 2020.

Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) came in after Sanders at second with 69 percent, followed by fellow Hawaii Sen. Mazie HironoMazie Keiko HironoSenate Democrats hold talkathon to protest Barrett's Supreme Court nomination Durbin says he will run for No. 2 spot if Dems win Senate majority Democrats seem unlikely to move against Feinstein MORE (D) at 67 percent.

Sen. Jeff FlakeJeffrey (Jeff) Lane FlakeOne of life's great mysteries: Why would any conservative vote for Biden? Trump excoriates Sasse over leaked audio Biden holds 8-point lead over Trump in Arizona: poll MORE (R-Ariz.) had the lowest approval rating at 37 percent, and Sen. Gary Peters (R-Mich) had the second lowest with 38 percent, as well as the highest percentage of constituents who didn’t know or had no opinion on their senator at 33 percent.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellSenate Democrats hold talkathon to protest Barrett's Supreme Court nomination Trump looms over Ernst's tough reelection fight in Iowa Democratic senator votes against advancing Amy Coney Barrett nomination while wearing RBG mask MORE had the highest disapproval rating at 48 percent, followed by Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainMark Kelly releases Spanish ad featuring Rep. Gallego More than 300 military family members endorse Biden Jennifer Lawrence says until Trump she was 'a little Republican' MORE’s (R-Ariz.) 47 percent.

Morning Consult interviewed more than 140,000 registered voters across the country from April 1 to June 18.