Gillibrand won't qualify for next presidential debate

August 28, 2019 01:00 PM

(NBC News) The stage at the next presidential debate will be a little less crowded.

Ten candidates met the new polling qualifications for the next debate.  Twenty took part in the earlier debates.


Two new polls, a USA Today-Suffolk University poll and a Quinnipiac University poll show former Vice President Joe Biden with a wide lead at 32 percent.

Other polls have shown the battle between the leading Democratic contenders is tightening. 

A Monmouth University poll shows Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders tied, with Joe Biden a percent behind.

It's a big change for the former vice president, down 13 points since June in the same poll.

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