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When she was in Seattle a month and a half ago, Elizabeth Warren drew 15,000 people to Seattle Center, which was then her largest crowd on the campaign trail so far. She topped that on Monday night, when she spoke in front of an estimated 20,000 at Washington Square Park in New York City—believed to be the largest crowd yet for any candidate on the Democratic side.
This growing, real-world enthusiasm is matched in the polls. In a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll, she has 25 percent support, second only to Joe Biden at 31 percent. She is closer to Biden than Bernie is to her. As Steve Kornacki pointed out on MSNBC last night: "Notably, she's six points behind Biden for first [place], and 11 points ahead of Sanders... closer to Biden for the lead, than she is to Sanders for third place."Continue reading »