WASHINGTON—A new political survey in the U.S. shows Democratic socialist Bernie Sanders edging ahead of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in Iowa, the rural state where voters in February will start to select the party's 2016 presidential nominee.
Quinnipiac University poll, Sanders leads in IowaQuinnipiac University poll, Sanders leads in Iowa
A Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday indicates Sanders is supported by 41 percent of the state's Democratic voters, to 40 percent for Clinton – a marked change from two months ago, when Clinton held a 19-point lead in Iowa. Vice President Joe Biden, who is not a candidate but may yet enter the presidential race, won 12 percent support. READ OF THIS STORY ON VOA WEBSITE