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Sanders Losing the Youth Vote

-12 points

A new Morning Consult survey finds that Sen. Bernie Sanders’s support among voters between the ages of 18 and 29 has dropped from 45% in March to 33% in May.

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Sanders Raises $18.2 Million in First Quarter

$18.2 million

Sen. Bernie Sanders announced that he has raised $18.2 million from more than 900,000 individual donations since launching his presidential campaign on February 19.

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2-26-19: The Current Democratic Candidate Field

29%

A new Morning Consult survey of Democratic primary voters finds Joe Biden leading the Democratic field with 29%, followed by Bernie Sanders at 27%, Kamala Harris at 10%, Beto O’Rourke at 7% and Elizabeth Warren at 7%.

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Sanders Raises $10 Million in First Week of Candidacy

$10 million

New York Times: “By Monday, after less than a week as a presidential candidate, Mr. Sanders has collected $10 million from 359,914 donors, campaign officials said. But perhaps just as daunting a figure for his rivals is this: Nearly 39 percent of those donors used an email address that had never before been used to give to Mr. Sanders. … For Mr. Sanders, the flood of money from fresh email addresses suggested to his team that he was dramatically expanding a donor network that had already dwarfed his 2020 competition.”

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O’Rourke Leads Liberal Straw Poll

15.6%

An early straw poll of members of the progressive group MoveOn.org shows a wide-open competition for liberal voters in the forthcoming 2020 Democratic presidential contest, NBC News reports. The most popular potential candidate was Beto O’Rourke at 15.6%, followed by joe Biden at 14.9%, and then Sen. Bernie Sanders with 13.1%.

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Biden Favored in 2020 Presidential Field

28%

A new Harvard CAPS/Harris poll finds Joe Biden is the most popular Democrat in a potential 2020 presidential primary, with 28% of Democratic and independent voters saying they’d most likely vote for him. Biden is followed by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) at 21% and Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) at 7%. Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Cory Booker (D-NJ) and Kamala Harris (D-CA) as well as former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (D) — who are all openly considering 2020 campaigns — all polled in the low single-digits.

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McConnell the Least Popular U.S. Senator

33%

With an approval rating of 33 percent nationally and a disapproval rating of 52 percent in his home state of Kentucky, Sen Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is the nation’s least popular senator, according to a Morning Consult poll. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is the most popular with a 63 percent approval rating.”

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Sanders or Biden Would Beat Winfrey Handily

46% to 37%

A new Politico/Morning Consult poll finds Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) would beat Oprah Winfrey in a head-to-head Democratic presidential primary match up, 46% to 37%. Former Vice President Joe Biden would beat Winfrey by a larger margin, 54% to 31%.

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Sanders: Trumpcare Will Kill Thousands

That’s what this legislation is about. And it must be defeated. I hope there is enough sense among some of the Republicans to vote against it.

— Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), slamming the GOP’s Obamacare repeal plan as “disgusting” and “immoral,” predicting that “thousands of Americans will die” if it becomes law, Politico reports.

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Sanders: Trump Is ‘Delusional’

We have a president who is delusional in many respects, a pathological liar.

— Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), quoted by the Washington Post, adding that “it is very harsh, but I think that’s the truth.”