Biden holds narrow lead over Trump ahead of first debate

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden holds a narrow lead over President Trump, according to a new Harvard CAPS-Harris poll, released one day before the first presidential debate.

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47 percent of likely voters said they would vote for Biden if the election were held today, while 45 percent said they would vote for Trump.

The survey marks a 3-point improvement for Trump and a 2-point decline for Biden from the last poll that was conducted in August.

The next two debates between Trump and Biden will take place on October 15 and 22.

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