Sahil Kapur @sahilkapur National political reporter for Bloomberg News | E-mail me tips at [email protected] Aug. 17, 2019 1 min read

New: Elizabeth Warren is now seen by Democrats as the second most “electable” 2020er, with 57% saying she’d probably beat Trump.

That’s up 14 points since June, per Economist/YouGov polling.

Joe Biden still leads with 65%, unchanged in recent months.

 https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-08-17/warren-chips-away-at-biden-s-strength-as-the-one-who-beats-trump 

Biden is still winning the electability argument, but some Democrats are starting to question that perception.

“I believe Joe Biden is more of a gamble than anyone in the political establishment is willing to say out loud,” says @RebeccaKKatz.

 https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-08-17/warren-chips-away-at-biden-s-strength-as-the-one-who-beats-trump 

“We can’t play with this. This is very, very serious,” says Henry Singleton of New York. “The rhetoric and what Donald Trump is doing — we got to get this man out of office. We can’t take a chance, and Joe Biden is our best chance.”

 https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-08-17/warren-chips-away-at-biden-s-strength-as-the-one-who-beats-trump 

Biden’s pollster: “Democrats want to win. They look at Joe Biden and think that he can beat Trump. They kind of know he’s the guy who can win important swing voters.”

 https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-08-17/warren-chips-away-at-biden-s-strength-as-the-one-who-beats-trump 

Democrats may be excited about structural change, but in the age of Trump plenty of them would be content with a return to normalcy.

 https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-08-17/warren-chips-away-at-biden-s-strength-as-the-one-who-beats-trump 


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