Sanders comes out victorious on Twitter during debate
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There may not have been a clear victor at Sunday’s Democratic debate on NBC, but Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersMcConnell makes failed bid to adjourn Senate after hours-long delay Senate holds longest vote in history as Democrats scramble to save relief bill Democrats break COVID-19 impasse with deal on jobless benefits MORE (I-Vt.) came out victorious on social media. 

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The Democratic socialist garnered 47 percent of the debate conversation on Twitter, according to data from the company. Former secretary of State Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonHillicon Valley: China implicated in Microsoft breach | White House adds Big Tech critic | QAnon unfazed after false prediction Jill Biden redefines role of first lady QAnon supporters unfazed after another false prediction MORE trailed closely behind at 42 percent, leaving former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley with 11 percent. 

Sanders also gained the most new followers on the social platform, followed by O'Malley.

Republican presidential front-runner Donald TrumpDonald TrumpTrump announces new tranche of endorsements DeSantis, Pence tied in 2024 Republican poll Lawmakers demand changes after National Guard troops at Capitol sickened from tainted food MORE gained more followers than Clinton and O’Malley during Sunday's debate, though not as many as Sanders. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz (R) rounded out the top five. 

The back and forth on Wall Street between Sanders and Clinton was the most-tweeted moment during the debate. 

Sanders repeatedly hammered Clinton for her ties to the financial industry. 

“I don’t take money from big banks,” Sanders said, accusing Clinton of accepting $600,000 from Goldman Sachs in one year. “I don’t get personal speaking fees from Goldman Sachs.” 

But it was when Sanders gave Clinton serious side-eye over claims of disloyalty to Obama that Twitter attention truly peaked. 

A Vine showing the side-eye was the most retweeted tweet of the debate.