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Voters Want Change. In Our Poll, They See It in Trump.

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🗓️ 14 May 2024

⏱️ 32 minutes

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The latest Times polling shows the extent of the challenge that President Biden faces and the strengths that Donald J. Trump retains. A yearning for change — as well as discontent over the economy and the war in Gaza among young, Black and Hispanic voters — may lie behind both. Nate Cohn, our chief political analyst, explains the surveys: New York Times/Siena College polls of Michigan, Wisconsin, Georgia, Nevada and Arizona, and the inaugural Times/Philadelphia Inquirer/Siena poll in Pennsylvania.

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From New York Times, I'm Michael Barbero. This is the Daily.

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Today.

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A new poll showing former President Donald Trump leading President Biden in five of six battleground states.

0:18.6

According to the latest New York Times, Siena polls, the among likely voters Trump is ahead in Wisconsin, Georgia,

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Nevada, Arizona and Pennsylvania.

0:27.3

Frankly for the Joe Biden campaign, these numbers are an absolute disaster. The smallest

0:31.3

leaders in Arizona for Donald Trump, he's up six.

0:33.4

Look at this, nine in Georgia, 13 in Nevada, my goodness gracious, my God, that is a huge lead.

0:40.1

No Democratic...

0:41.1

What the latest Times poll reveals about President Biden's challenges, Donald Trump's strengths,

0:47.6

and the profound hunger for change among voters that may explain both.

0:55.0

We turn, as always, to my colleague, Nate Cohn.

0:59.0

It's Tuesday, May 14th.

1:04.0

So, Nate, welcome back.

1:05.8

Michael, thank you.

1:07.6

Always good to be here.

1:08.9

I want to start by asking you to explain something pretty basic, which is why we conduct so many polls on the presidential race.

1:18.2

You were just on the show, I think about a month or so ago when the Times did.

1:24.0

Was really that recently?

1:25.0

Yes.

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His last big presidential poll.

1:29.0

What is different about this latest poll and why are we conducting it so closely on the heels of

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