Elizabeth Warren

Sanders-Warren battle upstaged by viral right-wing media

Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders have a heated conversation in the moments following Tuesday's Democratic debate.
Sanders and Warren's tense discussion after Tuesday's debate. Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images

The dispute between Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren over whether he said a woman can't win may be the most explosive story of the Democratic primary so far — but it wasn't even the biggest story about Sanders on social media this week.

The big picture: A viral video from right-wing Project Veritas about a Sanders field organizer underscores how splintered the partisan digital universe is — and how difficult it is to get different slices of the electorate to pay attention to the same things.

CNN post-debate audio reveals details of tense Sanders and Warren exchange

Sen. Elizabeth Warren told 2020 rival Sen. Bernie Sanders after the seventh Democratic debate, "I think you called me a liar on national TV," CNN audio broadcast Wednesday indicates.