Biden's lead over Trump widens in Michigan, while Sen. Peters tops John James

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Former Vice President Joe Biden continues to carry a significant lead over President Trump in Michigan, a critical swing-state that Trump narrowly won in 2016, according to a new poll.

The latest Morning Consult survey shows Biden leading Trump 52%-42%.

The poll also shows U.S. Sen. Gary Peters, a Democrat, leading Republican candidate John James by a wider margin, 49%-35%. But 12% of those polled are still undecided.

In the five-state poll, Biden also is leading in Georgia, Colorado, and Arizona. In North Carolina, Biden and Trump are tied at 47%, with 4% undecided. In 2016, Trump defeated Hillary Clinton in Georgia, Arizona, and North Carolina.

The polls have a 3-point margin of error and were conducted between July 17 to July 26. Previous polls have shown Biden leading in Michigan.

A Fox News poll in August showed Biden leading the president 49%-41%. A Quinnipiac Survey in February showed Trump trailing Biden by 5 percentage points.

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Steve Neavling is an award-winning investigative journalist who operated Motor City Muckraker, an online news site devoted to exposing abuses of power and holding public officials accountable. Neavling also hosted Muckraker Report on 910AM from September 2017 to July 2018. Before launching Motor City Muckraker,...
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