With three weeks to go until the first primary in the race for the White House, a new poll indicates that the battle for the Democratic presidential nomination is wide open in New Hampshire. Nearly a quarter of likely Democratic primary voters questioned in a Suffolk University survey for the Boston Globe say they’re undecided. And nearly half of those surveyed in the poll – which was released Tuesday – say they might change their mind on whom they’re backing before the Feb. 11th primary.
It’s been nearly a week since the prime-time dust up between progressive standard-bearers and 2020 Democratic presidential nomination rivals Sens. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts over sexism in politics and whether or not he told her a woman couldn’t win the presidency. Both White House contenders have been trying to move on from the showdown, and Sanders in particular has turned up the volume in recent days on his pitch for women voters in the state that holds the first primary in the race for the White House. But those efforts haven’t been met with total success.
A simmering feud between 2020 rivals Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and former Vice President Joe Biden over Sanders accusations that Biden had long advocated cutting Social Security broke out into a verbal fist fight on Saturday, as Biden called a Sanders campaign video “a lie” and “a doctored tape” and the Sanders campaign accusing Biden of “trying to doctor his own public record.”