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 WarrenBiden: 'I'd add' Warren to my list of potential VP picks Warren says she made almost M from legal work over past three decades How can top Democrats run the economy with no business skill? MORE (D-Mass.) and Kirsten GillibrandKirsten GillibrandWhite House, Congress near deal to give 12 weeks paid parental leave to all federal workers Bloomberg on 2020 rivals blasting him for using his own money: 'They had a chance to go out and make a lot of money' Harris posts video asking baby if she'll run for president one day 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 TrumpLawmakers prep ahead of impeachment hearing Democrats gear up for high-stakes Judiciary hearing Warren says she made almost M from legal work over past three decades 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 SandersHow can top Democrats run the economy with no business skill? Biden rallies with John Kerry in early primary states Buttigieg campaign says 2000 people attended Iowa rally 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 BookerSunday shows — Nadler: A jury would convict Trump in 'three minutes flat' Booker on Harris dropping out: 'Iowa voters should have the right to choose' Booker campaign rakes in million after Harris exits 2020 race 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 HarrisSunday shows — Nadler: A jury would convict Trump in 'three minutes flat' Booker on Harris dropping out: 'Iowa voters should have the right to choose' Booker campaign rakes in million after Harris exits 2020 race 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 KlobucharBiden: All-white debate not representative of party, but 'you can't dictate' nominee Delaney to DNC: Open second debate stage for candidates who qualified for past events There's a lot to like about the Senate privacy bill, if it's not watered down MORE (D-Minn.) has $3.9 million, Sen. Michael BennetMichael Farrand BennetKey House and Senate health leaders reach deal to stop surprise medical bills Bloomberg on 2020 rivals blasting him for using his own money: 'They had a chance to go out and make a lot of money' Senators want FERC to protect critical infrastructure from Huawei threats MORE (D-Colo.) has $1.5 million and Sen. Sherrod BrownSherrod Campbell BrownBoth sides have reason to want speedy Trump impeachment trial Lawmakers battle over future of Ex-Im Bank Hillicon Valley: Senate Dems unveil privacy bill | Trump campaign, RNC rip Google political ad policy | Activists form national coalition to take on Amazon | Commerce issues rule to secure communications supply chain MORE (D-Ohio) has $1.3 million.