Ahead of the U.S. presidential election in November, Senator Bernie Sanders is reportedly leading over former Vice President Joe Biden and the other contenders for the Democratic nomination.
A CNN poll showed on Wednesday that 27 percent of registered voters who are Democrats or Democratic-leaning independents back Sanders, while 24 percent support Biden.
This is the first time that Biden has not been in first place in a poll of the candidates.
The poll added, however, that the difference between the two is within the margin of sampling error and there is no clear leader in the poll.
For the other Democratic candidates, Senator Elizabeth Warren had 14 percent of support, followed by Mayor Pete Buttigieg at 11 percent, and former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg at 5 percent.
The poll of 1,156 adults was conducted from January 16th to 19th.
Meanwhile, former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has slammed Sanders in an interview, saying "nobody likes him."
Warren has also claimed that Sanders told her that a woman could not win the election, although Sanders denied the accusation at a recent debate.
Clinton also criticized Sanders' leadership team and supporters, saying they are staging relentless attacks on his competitors, particularly the female candidates.
Yoon Jung-min, Arirang News.