Sanders leading in Iowa and New Hampshire, new poll finds

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CBS News/YouGov poll released Sunday shows Bernie Sanders leading the field in both Iowa and New Hampshire.

In the Granite State, Sanders leads with a two point advantage, according to the poll. Former vice president Joe Biden followed in second position with 25 percent, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren in third with 18 percent and former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg next in line with 13 percent.

No other candidates in the New Hampshire poll received double-digit support. Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar registered 7 percent support. Businessman Tom Steyer and New Jersey Senator Cory Booker each received 3 percent.

In Iowa, Sanders is in a three-way tie for the first position, with Joe Biden and Pete Buttigieg also attracting 23 percent support. Elizabeth Warren registered 16 percent support. Amy Klobuchar again received 7 percent support.

31 percent of Democrats in the Hawkeye State said they had definitely made up their mind about who they would be supporting in the primary. 57 percent said they had probably made up their mind, while 12 percent said they would probably end up changing their mind.

The Iowa and New Hampshire polls are the first conducted since the holiday break.

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