Sanders polls on top in Iowa as 2020 candidates gear up for caucuses

Sen. Bernie Sanders rose in a New York Times poll that showed him on top with 25% of voters in Iowa as candidates Pete Buttigieg and Joe Biden trail with 18% and 17% respectively.
1:51 | 01/28/20

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Transcript for Sanders polls on top in Iowa as 2020 candidates gear up for caucuses
The race for the white house, George, there are signs that Bernie Sanders is surging with just six days to go until the Iowa caucuses. The first votes of the nation. Now stepping up attacks against him and Eva pilgrim on the ground for us there in Iowa. Good morning, Eva. Reporter: Good morning, yeah, people here in Iowa like to meet their candidates. Some of them multiple times before making their choice and many of them are still trying to decide as we are fast approaching caucus night. power to the -- Reporter: Less than a week to the Iowa caucuses Bernie Sanders is rising in the hawkeye state. The reason we are going to win here in Iowa is we have the strongest grassroots movement of any campaign. Reporter: This morning a recent "The New York Times" poll showing Bernie Sanders on top in Iowa with 25% of voters. Pete buttigieg trailing with 18%, Joe Biden with 17%. I haven't looked at all the polls but they're up, down, around. I think it will be close in Iowa. We're feeling good. You know, polls are polls. Reporter: Nationally our new ABC news/"washington post" poll shows Biden still leading the back favored by 34% of likely primary voters and puts president trump against potential opponents finding Biden leading trump 50%/46%. Sanders leading the president, 49%/47%. Klobuchar and Warren polling roughly even with the president. The impeachment trial pulling three of them off the campaign meanwhile, Biden and buttigieg both with jam-packed schedules here in Iowa. Down to the wire there in Iowa. Less than a week to go.

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