INTERVIEW – TOM BEVAN – President of RealClearPolitics – discussed the latest 2020 announcements and polling.
- Biden takes 32-point lead over Sanders in new 2020 poll. (The Hill) — Former Vice President Joe Biden has a 32-point lead in the Democratic presidential race in a Hill-HarrisX poll released Monday. Biden won 46 percent in the poll compared to 14 percent for Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), who came in a distant second place. Former South Bend, Ind. mayor Pete Buttigieg was in third place with 8 percent, followed by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) with 7 percent.
- MORE POSSIBLE RUNNERS: Bill de Blasio Denies Reports of 2020 Presidential Campaign Launch This Week. (Daily Beast) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is denying reports that he is planning to announce his 2020 presidential bid this week, suggesting he is still mulling over the decision, according to NY1. De Blasio was widely expected to announce his much-hyped candidacy this week, but never formally committed to a timeline. He would enter as the twenty-third candidate vying for the Democratic nomination and the second from New York, following Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand.
New, handy RCP Average scoreboard on front page shows Biden's strength – and weakness: he's up 20 points nationally but only 4 in Iowa and just 1 in New Hampshire.https://t.co/6PDZ6cW7kR pic.twitter.com/69O9d8GbId
— Tom Bevan (@TomBevanRCP) May 6, 2019