US Politics

Poll: Joe Biden gains on Donald Trump in six key states

Biden’s more upbeat numbers come at an inflection point in the presidential race

Biden in now most competitive in six of seven crucial swing states, a new poll has found. Picture: Getty

Joe Biden has gained ground against Donald Trump in six of seven key swing states, and significantly so in at least two of them. The results make for the Democrat’s strongest position yet in a monthly Bloomberg News/Morning Consult poll.

The move in the US president's direction comes after five months of mostly consistent Trump leads, and follows a State of the Union address that rallied Democrats and seemed to mitigate concerns about Biden’s age.

The shift ...