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The Hill's Campaign Report: Gloves off in South Carolina


Added 02-26-20 06:57:02pm EST - “Welcome to The Hill's Campaign Report, your daily rundown on all the latest news in the 2020 presidential, Senate and House races. Did someone forward this to you?” - Thehill.com

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Welcome to The Hill's Campaign Report, your daily rundown on all the latest news in the 2020 presidential, Senate and House races. Did someone forward this to you? Click here to subscribe.

We're Julia Manchester, Max Greenwood and Jonathan Easley. Here's what we're watching today on the campaign trail. 

If Tuesday night's debate in Charleston, S.C., made anything clear it's this: The Democratic primary race is now a contest of everyone vs. everyone.

Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersWinners and losers from the South Carolina debate Five takeaways from the Democratic debate Sanders most searched, most tweeted about candidate during Democratic debate MORE (I-Vt.), who has emerged as the race's nominal frontrunner following back-to-back wins in the New Hampshire primary and Nevada caucuses, took the brunt of the heat in the debate. Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenWinners and losers from the South Carolina debate Five takeaways from the Democratic debate Sanders most searched, most tweeted about candidate during Democratic debate MORE hammered the Vermont senator over his mixed record on gun control legislation and accusations that he considered a primary challenge against former President Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaDemocrats duke it out in most negative debate so far Biden, Sanders battle over Cuba, Obama Biden attacks Sanders at debate over Obama primary MORE in 2012. And former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegWinners and losers from the South Carolina debate Five takeaways from the Democratic debate Sanders most searched, most tweeted about candidate during Democratic debate MORE accused Sanders of being nostalgic about the "revolution politics of the 1960s."

But Sanders wasn't the only candidate to take jabs. Sens. Amy KlobucharAmy Jean KlobucharWinners and losers from the South Carolina debate Sanders most searched, most tweeted about candidate during Democratic debate Democrats duke it out in most negative debate so far MORE (D-Minn.) and Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenWinners and losers from the South Carolina debate Five takeaways from the Democratic debate Sanders most searched, most tweeted about candidate during Democratic debate MORE (D-Mass.) took turns attacking former New York City Mayor Michael BloombergMichael Rubens BloombergWinners and losers from the South Carolina debate Sanders most searched, most tweeted about candidate during Democratic debate Democrats duke it out in most negative debate so far MORE over his past stances on policies like stop-and-frisk. Biden accused billionaire activist Tom SteyerTom Fahr SteyerWinners and losers from the South Carolina debate Five takeaways from the Democratic debate Sanders most searched, most tweeted about candidate during Democratic debate MORE of being a "Tommy Come Lately" to criminal justice reform. And Sanders claimed that Buttigieg was misleading voters about the cost of his "Medicare for All Who Want It" proposal. 

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