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Takeaways from the Democratic debate

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LAS VEGAS - Six Democratic presidential hopefuls met on the debate stage in Las Vegas, but it was the newcomer, former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg, who received the most attention, and none of it positive. Here are some key takeaways from the debate.
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Bloomberg was the object of scorn, ridicule and contempt. And that was just in the first five minutes of the debate.
With all candidates flashing heat, a measure of the urgency they feel to survive in what is becoming an increasingly bitter nomination fight, the attacks focused on Bloomberg were a clear measure...
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'We're running against a billionaire': Democrats attack Bloomberg in U.S. presidential debate

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The top six candidates competing for the Democratic nomination to take on U.S. President Donald Trump in November participated in the ninth presidential debate on Wednesday, with one quickly becoming the focus: Michael Bloomberg.
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Mike Bloomberg Gets Stopped And Frisked By Candidates And Moderators At Democratic Debate

Mike Bloomberg Gets Stopped And Frisked By Candidates And Moderators At Democratic Debate

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It took one billionaire accused of the toxic mixture of sexual harassment, gender discrimination, sexism and flat-out racism to unite most of the Democratic candidates on the debate stage Wednesday night. And his name was not Donald Trump .
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Mike Bloomberg , the former New York City mayor who only declared his candidacy less than three months ago, has surged in the national polls as well as those in key primary contests and among the coveted demographic of Black voters , putting the fear of God in...
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Bloomberg on the defensive at Democratic presidential debate in Nevada

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Michael Bloomberg came under heavy fire during his first Democratic presidential debate on Wednesday, with his rivals leaping to attack him as a billionaire copy of President Donald Trump and criticizing his record on race and history of sexist comments.
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2020 Democrats showed Bloomberg no mercy in his first presidential debate and Trump was loving it

2020 Democrats showed Bloomberg no mercy in his first presidential debate and Trump was loving it

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President Donald Trump on Wednesday night gloated that former Mayor Michael Bloomberg was taking heavy hits during the ninth 2020 Democratic presidential debate.
The debate on Wednesday was Bloomberg's first since entering the 2020 race.
"I hear he is getting pounded tonight," Trump said at a rally in Phoenix.
Bloomberg was slammed by other 2020 Democrats on everything from stop-and-frisk to his past sexist comments.
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Michael Bloomberg, the former Republican mayor of New York City, had a massive target on his back during the Democratic...
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Fact checking claims from the Democratic debate in Las Vegas

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Six Democratic presidential candidates sparred in a spirited debate in Las Vegas that included for the first time billionaire Mike Bloomberg as President Donald Trump held a rally in Phoenix.
A look at how some of their claims on Wednesday stack up with the facts:
MIKE BLOOMBERG , on the stop-and-frisk policing policy when he was New York mayor: “What happened, however, was it got out of control and when we discovered - I discovered - that we were doing many, many, too many stop and frisks, we cut 95% of them out.”
THE FACTS : That's a distortion of how stop and frisk declined. That...
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Warren Presses Bloomberg to 'Immediately' Release Women 'Who Have Been Harassed' from Nondisclosure Agreements on Debate Stage

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren went after fellow Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg at Wednesday's debate in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Democrats Unleash an Onslaught of Attacks, Aiming at Bloomberg

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The sharp exchanges reflected the urgency of the moment as Michael Bloomberg, in his first presidential debate, was sharply criticized in personal terms.
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Democrats pile on Bloomberg, Elizabeth Warren brings the heat in Las Vegas debate

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Democratic presidential hopefuls hammered Mike Bloomberg on his treatment of women and his controversial policies as mayor of New York City in a fiery Las Vegas debate Wednesday in which several candidates looked to reshuffle the race for the nomination.
In his first debate appearance, Bloomberg drew the united ire of his rivals as they slammed the former mayor's past policies of stop and frisk and redlining, and took turns jabbing at the hundreds of millions of dollars he's sunk into advertising to boost his bid.
U.S. Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren called stop and frisk...
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'We're running against a billionaire' - Democrats attack Bloomberg in presidential debate

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The top six candidates competing for the Democratic nomination to take on President Donald Trump in November participated in the ninth presidential debate on Wednesday, with one quickly becoming the focus: Michael Bloomberg.
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Bloomberg comes under heavy attack at Democratic presidential debate in Nevada

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Michael Bloomberg came under heavy fire at his first Democratic presidential debate on Wednesday, with rivals leaping to criticize him as a billionaire copy of President Donald Trump who would lead the party to defeat in November.
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