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First question to @AmyKlobuchar is whether she thinks Trump should be impeached, and she dodges.

"The impeachment proceedings are up to the House. They're going to have to make that decision."

She says she's in the Senate and they'll deal with a trial if it comes to that.
Amy Klobuchar on why she opposes Medicare for all:

"I want to bring down your health care costs, I think I've explained that; and I think you've gotta believe me on this, I've been out front taking on pharmaceutical companies," she says at CNN town hall.
Amy Klobuchar's PLEASE CLAP moment:

"I have won every single congressional district in my state, including Michele Bachmann's."

*silence from college crowd who were kids when Bachmann retired*

"That's when you guys are supposed to cheer, OK?"

*laughter followed by applause*
Next up at the @CNN town-hall-o-rama: @EWarren.

She's guaranteed to discuss her new student debt cancellation and free college plan:
Elizabeth Warren is so eager to tout her wealth tax she asks herself the "how you gonna pay for it?" question while discussing her student debt plan at this @CNN town hall.
At the CNN town hall, a young woman asks Elizabeth Warren if she worries she'll "get Hillary'd" — i.e. held to a higher standard than men in part due to sexism — and what she plans to do about it.
Elizabeth Warren, asked about sexism, says Dems told her in 2011 Massachusetts wasn't ready for a woman senator or governor.

"Organize, build a grassroots movement, fight for working people—and that's how I'm going to be the first woman elected president of the United States."
.@EWarren, at CNN town hall, responds to Democrats who say impeachment will distract from defeating Trump in 2020:

“There is no political inconvenience exception to the United States Constitution.”
WARREN: "If there are people in the House or the Senate who want to say that’s what a president can do when...investigated for his own wrongdoings, or when a foreign gov't attacks our country, then they should have to take that vote and live with it for the rest of their lives."
Elizabeth Warren looks very comfortable advocating for the impeachment of Donald Trump.
Bit of a dodge at the end by @EWarren. Asked what her biggest difference is with Obama, she instead cites her biggest agreement with him: fighting for CFPB.
And now @BernieSanders is up at CNN's night of town halls.
Bernie Sanders defends his endorsement of letting felons vote because that right should remain "even for terrible people, because once you start chipping away at" it, "you're running down a slippery slope."
Bernie Sanders, asked if being a millionaire undercuts his authority to rail against rich people, says: "I have and will continue in this campaign to fight for progressive taxation."
.@BernieSanders: "I don't think anybody seriously believes that because I wrote a best-selling book and made money, that I've changed my views and you're now hearing me say, gee, maybe we wanna give tax breaks to millionaires."
"I am paying more attention right now to foreign policy," says @BernieSanders. "I was rightfully criticized the last time I ran that I didn't pay as much attention as I might."
.@BernieSanders ducks the impeachment question, saying he worries that if that overwhelms the conversation about economic issues, it plays to Trump's advantage in the 2020 election.

For now, he says the House should investigate.
Here is @BernieSanders's lengthy answer on impeaching @realDonaldTrump.

(Spoiler: he's not supporting it.)
Bernie Sanders has a priceless reaction when a questioner compares his policies to Soviet communism.
.@BernieSanders is asked about @EWarren's education plan and says he hasn't read it but adds: "Elizabeth and I end up agreeing on a whole lot of issues."
"Your generation is the most progressive generation in the history of this country," Bernie Sanders tells a student at this town hall.

"My campaign kind of speaks to the idealism of young people."
Sanders is done. Next up at the CNN night of town halls: @KamalaHarris, then @PeteButtigieg. (Pls mute this thread if you're not interested in the live-tweeting!)
NEWS from @KamalaHarris: "I believe Congress should take the steps toward impeachment" of President Trump.
.@KamalaHarris says she doesn't expect Republicans to join in impeaching Trump and predicts they'll continue to be protective of him.

"We have to be realistic about what might be the end result. But that doesn't mean the process should not take hold," she says.
Kamala Harris, asked if she supports Warren's education plan, says: "I support anything that is about reducing the debt of student loans, and I think that's an important conversation to have."
Kamala Harris nearly stepped it in tonight, saying "I don't think that's right" when told Bernie's single payer bill that she backs phases out private insurers in 4 years. (It does do that.) Then she corrected and said there'll still be supplemental coverage. Not much, but yes.
Pete Buttigieg says he's "been more specific than many in offering a pathway to get to a Medicare for all environment."

Wait, what? About a half-dozen of his Dem rivals have endorsed M4A legislation.
.@PeteButtigieg gets the early grilling from @AndersonCooper about his avoidance of taking specific policy positions.
Pete Buttigieg on Warren's student debt cancellation plan: "I still want to do some math around it, I find it pretty appealing." He says he's not convinced the threshold should go above $200k (hers goes to $250k).
Pete Buttigieg's point about primal anti-establishment instincts in the electorate is a valid one — I met plenty of voters in 2016 who liked Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders as their top two choices.
Pete Buttigieg flat-out rejects Bernie Sanders' proposal to allow everyone — including felons while incarcerated — to vote.
.@PeteButtigieg won't say how he'd vote on impeaching Trump:

"I think he's made it pretty clear that he deserves impeachment. I'm also going to leave it to the House and Senate to figure that out."
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