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Elizabeth Warren Overtakes Joe Biden in New Poll, Biden Still Leads in Others

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) was above former Vice President Joe Biden in a new poll, but Biden is still the frontrunner, according to a number of other polls.

Warren, 70, received 28 percent support in a Quinnipiac University poll conducted Oct. 17 to Oct. 21 and released on Wednesday.

The poll surveyed 713 Democratic voters and left-leaning Independents, with a margin of error of plus/minus 4.6 percentage points.

It also showed Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) with 15 percent support, South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg with 10 percent, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) with 5 percent and Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) with 3 percent. No other candidates got over one percent.

“Former Vice President Joe Biden slips, Senator Elizabeth Warren steadies, Senator Bernie Sanders gets his groove back, and Mayor Pete Buttigieg breaks back into double digits,” Quinnipiac University Polling Analyst Mary Snow said in a statement.

“Last weeks debate didnt help Vice President Joe Biden, who saw his numbers slip to where they were in early July following the first Democratic debate. Then, like now, he ranked among candidates doing the worst job in the debate. Later in July, his numbers rebounded. The question remains whether this is a blip or a trend.”

It may be a blip, according to a number of other polls released this week.

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Democratic Presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign stop in Davenport, Iowa on Oct. 16, 2019. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) speaks during a town hall event in Norfolk, Virginia, on Oct. 18, 2019. (Zach Gibson/Getty Images)

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