Elizabeth Warren Plummets in New Quinnipiac Poll

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s national polling numbers took a nosedive on Tuesday.

Warren, who had been leading the field in an October 24th Quinnipiac poll with 28 percent of voters supporting her candidacy, saw her numbers drop to just 14 percent in the same poll taken this week. Former Vice President Joe Biden moved into first place with 24 percent of the vote, up from 21 percent, and South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg moved up to second place in the polls with 16 percent of the vote.

Voters in the poll were asked if the Democratic primary were being held today, which of the current candidates they’d vote for. Warren saw the biggest change in her polling numbers of any candidate, and it comes as the Iowa caucuses are just two months away.

“Biden is back on top of the pack but now there is a 3-way race for second. Buttigieg has broken into the top tier, apparently at the expense of Warren, who has taken a dive after being hammered for being too far left on health care and other issues,” Quinnipiac University Polling Analyst Tim Malloy said.

As Warren’s numbers in the primary poll fell, so too did voter’s perception of her policy ideas and Medicare-for-All, an issue she has tried to make central to her campaign. Medicare-for-All enjoyed support from 43 percent of Americans who said it was a good idea in a March 26th, 2019 poll. But just 36 percent say it’s a good idea now, and 52 percent say it’s a bad idea. In October, 40 percent of voters also said Warren has the best policy ideas. In the latest poll, that number was down to 23 percent.

According to polling expert Nate Silver, most of Warren’s “erosion” on the question of her policy ideas came from moderates, who have apparently stopped supporting her plans in large numbers.

Dave Wasserman, another polling expert, said on Twitter that the newest from Quinnipiac sets up the possibility for a contested Democratic convention.

“Those dismissing the possibility of a contested Dem convention do so at their own peril,” Wasserman said. “It’s going to evolve between now and Iowa, but four candidates in double digits (and no one else that close) is pretty much a recipe for… a contested convention.”

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General Confusion
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Phyllis, AOC just raised more from small donations than both Pelosi and Schiff did the usual ways (taking bribes). The money to get elected is there. They just don’t want it to go to things like the DNC’s consultant buddies who get rich off of their commissions from not all that effective TV ads instead of it supporting good candidates. They don’t want to support candidates who don’t have policies that don’t support the people or protect/improve this country. They don’t want their money going to supposedly Democratic politicians who have actually supported Republican campaigns (a few do). The party’s… Read more »

General Confusion
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“How is the party corrupt?” Phyllis There are two parts to the answer. One part refers to the party leadership being so focused on and affected by money. The other part is how the individual candidates or Congress members themselves are affected by and participate in the big money. The party’s focus on money means that they look for new candidates who can raise large sums of money first, THEN they will look at supporting them. If the candidate is a regular person, such as a working stiff, they aren’t interested in them REGARDLESS of their policies OR if they… Read more »

Phyllis Softa
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General, in 2018 which district went from R to D with a far Left candidate? Not one of the members of the Squad came from a previously held Republican Representative district. In 2019, Connor Lamb is already being hit with ads featuring the Squad. I do not live in his district, but since I live in the Pittsburgh TV viewing area, they appear on my TV several times a day— Bernie Sanders goes over big in Vermont—not so much in PA. The Squad members are supported by the DISTRICT—not their STATES—and NOT Pennsylvania.

General Confusion
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“Can you identify the U.S. Reps and Senators that would vote for passage within 3 years?” I have tried to answer this question from you before. You keep asking it in different ways. You have never responded, as far as I can tell. The candidates for nomination are still broad. If a progressive wins, he or she is going to have their work cut out for them because the party is so corrupt. However, the current congress will not be the same in 2021 as it is today. The House is going to be wiped out of most American Fascists.… Read more »

Phyllis Softa
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Screw, I find it perplexing that Elizabeth Warren’s “lies”—as you describe them, would be offensive to you—Did not Trump tell you he was a self-made man? $400 million from his dad is not self-made. Did not Trump tell you he would not settle the fraud class-action suits filed against him for Trump U? Did not Trump tell you he would not golf or vacation if elected POTUS? Did not Trump tell you he would pay off the debt in 8 years?—in just less than 3 yrs, he ADDED trillions so the debt INCREASED to over $23 Trillion. Did not Trump… Read more »

General Confusion
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This is what happens when a candidate confuses supporters.

At first, she supported M4A and backed Bernie’s plan to get it done, but later revisions changed that to a weird plan of having an option for three years THEN she would try to implement M4A. Nope, voters didn’t buy it. People who are hurting want radical changes, not changes to the edges.

There were a couple of others conservative moves by other candidates that show what happens when a candidate shifts positions that were not received well, too. Just look a Beto O’Rourke.

Screwtape
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The Ivory Tower Empress has no clothes. (yeesh!, that’s an image nobody needs)

Exploiting an already exploited people to her advantage.
Lying about being fired when pregnant, when she actually chose to quit.
Claiming her private-school educated kids attended public school.

Is there any thing she won’t lie about?

The woman with a plan for everything didn’t have a plan for being caught for the fake and liar she is.

banstan
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yeppers- this is EXACTLY what the dims offer us for President.

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