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Fri Jan 24, 2020, 10:50 AM

 

How Joe Biden went from slumping to surging in Democratic presidential race in Iowa

The turnaround for Biden, who trailed rivals Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg in Iowa for much of the past year despite leading in national polls, is a promising sign for the front-runner who received less than 1% of the vote in the state during his failed 2008 bid.

Biden is now ahead or tied for the lead in Iowa with Sanders, a U.S. senator from Vermont. He has also risen into second place behind Sanders in polling averages in New Hampshire, the second state to vote in the nominating battle.


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A win for Biden in Iowa could upend the race. Unlike Warren and Buttigieg, who are banking on a strong showing in the predominantly white state to propel their campaigns forward, Biden has far stronger support from African-American voters in South Carolina and other more diverse states that could help him seal the nomination

The contest remains extremely fluid and close among the top contenders. Biden also faces a threat from Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former New York mayor who is spending millions of his fortune on his own White House campaign focused on later voting states.

Yet Biden's campaign has shifted from lowering expectations in Iowa to saying a win there would allow him to control the race from the start.


https://news.yahoo.com/joe-biden-went-slumping-surging-111521974.html
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Reply How Joe Biden went from slumping to surging in Democratic presidential race in Iowa (Original post)
beastie boy Jan 2020 OP
LakeArenal Jan 2020 #1
beastie boy Jan 2020 #3
George II Jan 2020 #2
DarthDem Jan 2020 #4
Tiggeroshii Jan 2020 #5
Demsrule86 Jan 2020 #6
Tiggeroshii Jan 2020 #8
Tiggeroshii Jan 2020 #10
Demsrule86 Jan 2020 #11
Tiggeroshii Jan 2020 #12
Demsrule86 Jan 2020 #14
Demsrule86 Jan 2020 #7
Tiggeroshii Jan 2020 #9
Demsrule86 Jan 2020 #13
Cha Jan 2020 #15
Tarheel_Dem Jan 2020 #16
NCProgressive Jan 2020 #17
former9thward Jan 2020 #18
beastie boy Jan 2020 #19

Response to beastie boy (Original post)

Fri Jan 24, 2020, 10:55 AM

1. What slump? Saying slump a hundred times doesn't mean there was one.

 

Joe has consistently been leading.
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Response to LakeArenal (Reply #1)

Fri Jan 24, 2020, 11:08 AM

3. The way the media use "slump" and "surge" is ridiculous, no matter who they are talking about

 

Virtually all the "slumps" and "surges" they covered were within the margin of error.

But the fact is, while the media speculated about Biden taking 4th place in Iowa only a month ago, they are now talking about Biden coming in first.
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Response to beastie boy (Original post)

Fri Jan 24, 2020, 11:01 AM

2. Biden has gone from -3.6 on January 11 to + 3.7 today (a gain of 7.3%!!!) in Iowa....

 

...Both Sanders and Buttigieg have dropped precipitously and Warren has been holding steady. This is a mere 11 days from the Caucus.
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Response to George II (Reply #2)

Fri Jan 24, 2020, 11:09 AM

4. Thanks, George

 


Nice polling summary. If Joe wins Iowa, we are in great shape. And the best part is that he doesn't have to win it by any means.
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Response to George II (Reply #2)

Fri Jan 24, 2020, 11:31 AM

5. Meanwhile his lead in super tuesday states has dropped to .2

 

And that isnt including a morning consult poll that came out today showing Bernie leading by 3 points. Wining IA is good for him, but he seems to have let his support in the other states sag a bit.
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Response to Tiggeroshii (Reply #5)

Fri Jan 24, 2020, 11:48 AM

6. You can post stuff like that...but it is untrue...he leads in

 

7 out of 8 polls ...nationally...


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Response to Demsrule86 (Reply #6)

Fri Jan 24, 2020, 11:56 AM

10. Bleh.

 

I cant keep track of everything. Just wake me up on Super Tuesday if we have a clear nominee. If not, wake me up in May or June.
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Response to Tiggeroshii (Reply #10)

Fri Jan 24, 2020, 01:54 PM

11. It will be over with in March...

 

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Response to Demsrule86 (Reply #11)

Fri Jan 24, 2020, 01:55 PM

12. Okay. Wake me up then.

 

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Response to Tiggeroshii (Reply #12)

Fri Jan 24, 2020, 02:44 PM

14. If this is goodbye...take care...enjoyed are sparring.

 

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Response to Tiggeroshii (Reply #5)

Fri Jan 24, 2020, 11:50 AM

7. Also, you seen to forget that there hasn't been much polling in super Tuesday states...He is ahead

 

in Nevada and killing it in Carolina.
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Response to Demsrule86 (Reply #7)

Fri Jan 24, 2020, 11:51 AM

9. Nvm

 

Edited to erase what I said cause I need my head examined
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Response to Tiggeroshii (Reply #9)

Fri Jan 24, 2020, 01:56 PM

13. Hahah...will read the original head shrinker

 

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Response to beastie boy (Original post)

Fri Jan 24, 2020, 05:29 PM

15. KR!

 

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Response to beastie boy (Original post)

Sat Jan 25, 2020, 04:17 AM

16. K&R

 

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Response to beastie boy (Original post)

Sat Jan 25, 2020, 04:21 AM

17. Go Joe !! KnR

 

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Response to beastie boy (Original post)

Sat Jan 25, 2020, 10:27 AM

18. The surging seems to have stopped according to the NYT.

 

Sanders Seizes Lead in Volatile Iowa Race, Times Poll Finds

With solid support from liberals, Mr. Sanders appears to be peaking just as the caucuses approach. But many Iowa voters said they could still change their mind.

Sanders 25%
Buttigieg 18%
Biden 17%
Warren 15%


https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/25/us/politics/democratic-iowa-poll-sanders.html
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Response to former9thward (Reply #18)

Sat Jan 25, 2020, 06:18 PM

19. It always does, doesn't it? No matter who the candidate is.

 

But that doesn't stop anyone from posting the poll du jour.

Welcome to the club!
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