Warren enters year with most cash among likely 2020 contenders in Senate

Warren enters year with most cash among likely 2020 contenders in Senate
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Sens. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenGillibrand seizes on abortion debate to jump-start campaign CEO pay rising twice as fast as worker pay: AP Senate Democrats to House: Tamp down the impeachment talk MORE (D-Mass.) and Kirsten GillibrandKirsten Elizabeth GillibrandGillibrand seizes on abortion debate to jump-start campaign Senate Democrats to House: Tamp down the impeachment talk Senate confirms Army, Navy chiefs MORE (D-N.Y.), who are both running for president in 2020, ended 2018 with more than $10 million in their Senate bank accounts, which can be transferred to their presidential campaigns.

The amount of campaign cash on hand is the most of the eight U.S. senators running or believed to be considering 2020 bids.

Warren leads the pack with $11 million cash on hand that can be used for her presidential run, according to the latest filings with the Federal Election Commission.

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Gillibrand is not far behind with $10.3 million in the bank. These senators can use this money to give them a much-needed boost in what's expected to be a crowded and expensive race for the Democratic nomination in 2020.

That money could also help them compete against President TrumpDonald John TrumpA better VA, with mental health services, is essential for America's veterans Pelosi, Nadler tangle on impeachment, contempt vote Trump arrives in Japan to kick off 4-day state visit MORE, who has continued to rake in money through small-dollar donations. His campaign reported $19.2 million in the bank at the end of 2018.

Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersGillibrand seizes on abortion debate to jump-start campaign DNC boss says candidates to be involved in debate lottery CEO pay rising twice as fast as worker pay: AP MORE (I-Vt.), who’s reportedly gearing up to announce another White House bid, has $9 million in his Senate campaign account.

Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerGillibrand seizes on abortion debate to jump-start campaign 2020 hopeful John Delaney unveils T climate plan Harris readies a Phase 2 as she seeks to rejuvenate campaign MORE (D-N.J.), who’s the latest Democrat to enter the 2020 race, has $4.1 million in his account, though he owes $167,000.

Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisSan Francisco police chief apologizes for raid on journalist's home Gillibrand seizes on abortion debate to jump-start campaign Senate Democrats to House: Tamp down the impeachment talk MORE (D-Calif.) ended 2018 with $1.3 million in her Senate account. But she’s already harnessed that small-dollar donor energy and announced raising $1.5 million in online donations within 24 hours of her presidential announcement.

Other U.S. senators who are considering 2020 campaigns have also stockpiled millions in their Senate bank accounts: Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy Jean Klobuchar2020 hopeful John Delaney unveils T climate plan Samantha Bee slams 2020 Democrats who go on Fox News Poll: Harris, Warren climb as Biden maintains lead MORE (D-Minn.) has $3.9 million, Sen. Michael BennetMichael Farrand BennetDNC boss says candidates to be involved in debate lottery Overnight Energy: Democrats ask if EPA chief misled on vehicle emissions | Dem senators want NBC debate focused on climate change | 2020 hopeful John Delaney unveils T climate plan 2020 hopeful John Delaney unveils T climate plan MORE (D-Colo.) has $1.5 million and Sen. Sherrod BrownSherrod Campbell BrownOn The Money: Judge upholds House subpoena for Trump financial records | Trump vows to appeal ruling by 'Obama-appointed judge' | Canada, Mexico lift retaliatory tariffs on US | IRS audit rate falls Lawmakers grapple with the future of America's workforce The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Pass USMCA Coalition - Restrictive state abortion laws ignite fiery 2020 debate MORE (D-Ohio) has $1.3 million.