Who’s No. 2 in 2020?

( CNN) There’s no question who the frontrunner is, right now, in the 2020 hasten. It’s Joe Biden.

But who’s in second? The response to that question has been, for a very long time, easy: Bernie Sanders. It’s not so easy anymore, thanks to the steady rise of Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren — particularly among the most liberal voters that she and Sanders are competing most aggressively for in the race.


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Momentum is clearly on Warren’s side. A brand-new national survey framed her in front of Sanders last week, as did a Nevada poll conducted during Monmouth University. And she’s receiving loads of positive press coverage at the moment; “Elizabeth Warren Is Completely Serious” from The New York Times, “Elizabeth Warren is proving her doubters bad” in the Washington Post and “Can Elizabeth Warren Win It All? ” from the New Yorker.