Boston MA, Nov 13 2011. Rally for Elizabeth Warren's senate campaign volunteers, Reggie Lewis Track and Athletic Center, Roxbury. Warren greeted and shook hands with each of about 1000 attendees. - Image

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has a seven point lead over former Vice President Joe Biden  in the race for the 2020 Democratic ticket states a Quinnipiac University Poll released Thursday.

According to the poll, 28 percent of Democratic voters favor Warren, while 21 percent favor Biden. Although he’s slowly losing grip, Biden is still predicted to be the best candidate to go against President Donald Trump, say Democratic analysts.

Over the course of several Democratic debates, Warren has closely trailed Biden and has taken the lead after numerous public reports regarding his son Hunter Biden’s past business associations in Ukraine and China.

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It’s been a close fight for the two Democrats. Before this month’s Democratic debate, 30 percent of voters favored Warren, while 27 percent of voters favored Biden.

Warren’s campaign has focused on ending private health care, promoting climate justice, and taxing the rich. Biden’s campaign is running on a more moderate plan opposing progressive plans such as Medicare for all.”

According to the poll, Sen. Bernie Sanders remains the third most popular Democratic candidate with 15 percent of the support.

Trailing the party’s top three 2020 contenders are South Bend Mayor Peter Buttigieg with 10 percent, Sen. Kamala Harris with 5 percent, and Sen. Amy klobuchar with 3 percent.