Gillibrand leads 'Happy Birthday' to Warren in South Carolina

Gillibrand leads 'Happy Birthday' to Warren in South Carolina
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Sen. Kirsten GillibrandKirsten GillibrandNow is the time for a US data protection agency The Hill's Campaign Report: Warren up, Bloomberg down after brutal debate Ginsburg, accepting lifetime achievement award, urges working fathers to take an active role in kids' lives MORE (D-N.Y) led a crowd to sing "Happy Birthday" to her presidential challenger Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenBiden looks to shore up lead in S.C. Hillicon Valley: Dems cancel surveillance vote after pushback to amendments | Facebook to ban certain coronavirus ads | Lawmakers grill online ticketing execs | Hacker accessed facial recognition company's database Push for national popular vote movement gets boost from conservatives MORE (D-Mass.) when the two saw each other in South Carolina Saturday.

Gillibrand's campaign tweeted a video of her leading a crowd to sing the song to the Massachusetts Democrat Saturday, with a grinning Gillibrand holding Warren's hand as the room sings, before Warren ends the performance with a bow.

The two candidates appeared in South Carolina this weekend for House Majority Whip Rep. James Clyburn's (D-S.C.) annual Fish Fry, where 21 of the 24 announced Democratic 2020 contenders made bids for South Carolina voters ahead of the state's early primary.

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Warren, whose birthday is June 22, turned 70 this year as she and Gillibrand seek the party's 2020 nomination for president.

Though no longer in her 60s, the Massachusetts senator remains the youngest of the current Democratic Party frontrunners: former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden looks to shore up lead in S.C. Hillicon Valley: Dems cancel surveillance vote after pushback to amendments | Facebook to ban certain coronavirus ads | Lawmakers grill online ticketing execs | Hacker accessed facial recognition company's database Vulnerable Democrats brace for Sanders atop ticket MORE is 76, and Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersDNC warns campaigns about cybersecurity after attempted scam Overnight Health Care — Presented by American Health Care Association — Trump taps Pence to lead coronavirus response | Trump accuses Pelosi of trying to create panic | CDC confirms case of 'unknown' origin | Schumer wants .5 billion in emergency funds Biden looks to shore up lead in S.C. MORE (I-Vt.) is 77.

Gillibrand, who celebrated her 56th birthday in December, is one of the younger Democrats in the pack, though the youngest candidate accolade goes to South Bend Mayor Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegBiden looks to shore up lead in S.C. Vulnerable Democrats brace for Sanders atop ticket The Hill's Campaign Report: Gloves off in South Carolina MORE (D), who is 37.