Jul 9, 2018

Elizabeth Warren: "Trump is a bully" to women nationwide

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Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) said Sunday that President Trump — who said during a rally last week that he'd like to test Warren to prove her Native American heritage, but would "have to do it gently because we're in the #MeToo generation," — "is a bully," both to her and to "women all across this country.”

"Donald Trump is a bully, and he tries to bully me in order to shut me up. And he's also trying to bully women all across this country. When he talks about 'Me Too' it isn't just me Donald Trump's going after; it's every woman who speaks up. And he thinks we should sit down and shut up? It's just not going to happen."
— Warren, according to audio from a Warren campaign spokeswoman sent to CNN

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Debate night: Candidates' last face-off before Super Tuesday

Sanders, Biden, Klobuchar and Steyer in South Carolina on Feb. 25. Photo: Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images

Sen. Bernie Sanders wants to keep his momentum after winning New Hampshire and Nevada, while former Vice President Joe Biden hopes to keep his own campaign alive. The other five candidates are just trying to hang on.

What's happening: Seven contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination are in Charleston, South Carolina, for the tenth debate, just days before the South Carolina primary and a week before Super Tuesday.

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What to watch in tonight's Democratic debate

Bernie Sanders at a campaign rally in Colorado. Photo: Helen H. Richardson/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images

Bernie Sanders is now the clear front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination, and his opponents are ready to try to knock him down at tonight's debate in Charleston, South Carolina — especially Michael Bloomberg, who was the punching bag at the Las Vegas debate.

Why it matters: This is the last debate before Super Tuesday, when Sanders is expected to win California and Texas and could secure an insurmountable lead for the Democratic nomination. That's a direct threat to the entire field, but especially to Bloomberg, who skipped the early states to focus on the March 3 contests.