Warren is most-tweeted-about Democrat during Wednesday's debate: Twitter

Warren is most-tweeted-about Democrat during Wednesday's debate: Twitter
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Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenDemocratic senators ask Pompeo to provide coronavirus aid to Palestinian territories Seth Meyers returning to late-night TV with 'hybrid episodes' Biden tops Trump by 9 points in Fox News poll MORE (D-Mass.) was the member of the 2020 Democratic field who was the focus of the most tweets after Wednesday night's debate in Las Vegas, according to Twitter.

Twitter announced after the end of the ninth primary debate that Warren was the most-tweeted-about Democratic candidate following her fiery performance during Wednesday's debate, which began with a pointed attack aimed at Mike Bloomberg over his record as former New York City mayor.

In second place on the ranking of candidates by volume of tweets was Bloomberg, who found himself the target of nearly every candidate on the debate stage, including several sharp attacks from rivals in the opening minutes of the program. Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersTop Democratic super PACs team up to boost Biden Poll: Biden leads Sanders by 22 points GE employees urge company to use laid-off workers to make ventilators MORE (I-Vt.), considered the current front-runner of the 2020 field, rounded up third place in the rankings.

Warren's dominance in the Twitter conversation appeared to coincide with a spike in donations to her campaign, which revealed to The Hill on Wednesday evening that the opening minutes of the debate constituted the strongest fundraising performance of the Massachusetts senator's campaign so far.

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President TrumpDonald John TrumpCuomo grilled by brother about running for president: 'No. no' Maxine Waters unleashes over Trump COVID-19 response: 'Stop congratulating yourself! You're a failure' Meadows resigns from Congress, heads to White House MORE remained the top topic on Twitter amid the debate, according to Twitter's government-focused account, as the Democrats discussed their plans for defeating Trump in November and the president rallied his own supporters in Nevada the same evening.

Wednesday's debate marked the ninth of the Democratic primary contest and the last before voters in Nevada head to caucuses on Saturday.