Your Daily Roundup for April 9th
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Good afternoon. Here are the latest news and updates that our team at Future Majority is tracking.
Senator Bernie Sanders has exited the Democratic presidential primary.
The Vermont Senator suspended his campaign Wednesday, leaving former Vice President Joe Biden the only remaining Democratic candidate and the presumptive nominee.
The two candidates have reportedly been in discussion as to how Biden will embrace some of Sanders’ policy platform. Moreover, Senator Sanders declared he would remain on the ballot in the remaining states to hold primaries, a move to rack up more delegates and have a greater say over the party platform come the convention in August.
As it stands now, Biden has secured 1,217 delegates to Sanders’ 914.
Biden, now the presumptive nominee, leads Trump in two new national polls:
In a new Quinnipiac poll, Biden has nearly a double-digit lead over President Trump:
- Biden: 49%, Trump: 41%
And in a new poll from Economist/YouGov, Biden has a slightly narrower lead against the president:
- Biden: 48%, Trump: 42%
A slew of new polls show Trump’s approval rating solidly under water:
A series of new polls out this week show President Trump’s job approval among registered voters about 8 points under water on average, with a few polls showing his disapproval up by double digits:
- Monmouth: Approve: 46%, Disapprove: 49%
- Quinnipiac: Approve: 45%, Disapprove: 51%
- Economist/YouGov: Approve: 45%, Disapprove: 53%
- CNN: Approve: 44%, Disapprove: 53%
- Politico/Morning Consult: Approve: 44%, Disapprove: 54%
- Reuters/Ipsos: Approve: 42%, Disapprove: 55%
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