Harris and Warren Surge as Biden Falls

A new CNN Poll is out that has some substantial changes in polling numbers following the first Democratic Debates in Miami. Joe Biden’s double-digit lead, that many argued was inflated mostly by name recognition, has fallen 10 points after Thursday night, creating an opening for other top performing candidates. Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris, the clear winners from each night, have each jumped nearly 10 points, putting them in second and third place and edging out Bernie Sanders. Biden is still significantly favored at 43% when asked the question who “has the best chance to beat Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election,” but he only leads Harris by five points overall as she makes the greatest gains to establish herself firmly in the top tier.

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