Poll: Biden only Democratic candidate with wide lead over Trump in hypothetical matchup

Washington (CNN)A recent poll found that former Vice President Joe Biden is the only 2020 Democratic candidate to hold a wide lead over President Donald Trump in a hypothetical general election matchup. Polls conducted in June before Biden’s performance at the first Democratic debate — where Harris attacked Biden’s record opposing federally mandated desegregation busing — both had Biden ahead of Trump by a significant margin (10 points ahead in a Fox News poll and 13 points ahead in a Quinnipiac poll). Foundational to Biden’s 10 point lead over Trump in the Washington Post-ABC News poll is a strong support among independent and self-identified moderate respondents — Biden found a seven point lead among independents and a 28 point lead …