How much has Hillary Clinton dominated the polls looking ahead to the 2016 presidential race?
Her 49-point lead in a new Washington Post-ABC News poll is the worst she’s done in that series of polls in 2014, having dropped 10 points over four different polls.
The poll, which was conducted among a random national sample of 1,000 adults with a 3.5-point margin of error, has 63 percent of Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents opting for Clinton, while 14 percent give their support to Vice President Joe Biden. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who has said she isn’t running, gets 11 percent.
On the Republican side, Mitt Romney is the preferred choice in a crowded field, getting 20 percent, followed by former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (10 percent).
Sen. Rand Paul (9 percent), Rep. Paul Ryan (8 percent) and Sen. Ted Cruz (7 percent) round out the top five.
Bush is the biggest benefactor if Romney doesn’t run, jumping up to 15 percent support, followed by Paul (11 percent), Ryan (11 percent), New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (8 percent) and Cruz (8 percent).