Race for the White House:More brutal 2020 poll numbers for Trump
And with less than eight months until the ever-crucial Iowa caucuses, operatives say the race is still anyone's for the taking. Biden. He was attending his granddaughter's high school graduation, but he and President Trump will be back in the Hawkeye State tomorrow.
The Times report also stated that "when top-line details of the polling leaked, including numbers showing the president lagging in a cluster of critical Rust Belt states, Mr. Trump instructed aides to say publicly that other data showed him doing well". "But I don't think he needs to go to the level that some of the other candidates do, because he is so well-recognized".
Mr Sanders, a United States senator, is the first choice for 16 percent of respondents, while Ms Warren, also a U.S. senator, and Mr Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, are at 15 percent and 14 percent, respectively. While Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) has dominated second place, he may need to look behind him, because Warren is gaining steam.
But Iowa experts say to capitalize on that, candidates will need to have boots on the ground.
Biden - understanding that caucus and primary Democrat voters are more likely to take the more extreme pro-abortion positions - quickly changed his position on the Hyde Amendment, saying on Thursday of last week that he no longer supports it. During those events, he talked about the working class, according to the Des Moines Register.
The clear winners in this new poll, released over the weekend, are Warren and Buttigieg. New Hampshire will be the nation's first "primary" state, and Iowa will hold the first caucuses.
Seventy-six percent of black Democrats said they would be "enthusiastic" or "comfortable" with Mr. Biden, according to the survey commissioned by the Black Economic Alliance.
FILE - President Donald Trump speaks during a Make America Great Again rally at the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs, Iowa, Oct. 9, 2018.
Biden is coming two days after almost 20 Democratic rivals were in Iowa for a state party dinner.
On Tuesday, Biden rolled out a round of endorsements, including an operative who proved pivotal to Barack Obama's Iowa victory in 2008. He's ahead in Iowa but actually has an even bigger lead nationally.
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden plans to use his visit to Iowa to criticize President Donald Trump's economic policy as hurting those very voters who helped elect him.