CNN to feature Elizabeth Warren in latest Democratic town hall

CNN to feature Elizabeth Warren in latest Democratic town hall
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Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenTrump complains of 'fake polls' after surveys show him trailing multiple Democratic candidates Amazon warehouse workers strike on Prime Day Elizabeth Warren backs Amazon workers striking on Prime Day MORE (D-Mass.), who announced her 2020 presidential bid last month, will be featured in a CNN town hall next Monday in Mississippi.

The event at Jackson State University will be moderated by "The Lead" and "State of the Union" host Jake Tapper, who also serves as the network's Washington bureau chief.

Warren will be the eighth 2020 presidential hopeful to be featured on CNN.

The network has provided Sens. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisTrump complains of 'fake polls' after surveys show him trailing multiple Democratic candidates Judd Gregg: Counting the costs of Democrats' desires Buttigieg: 'Medicare for all,' free college tuition are 'questionable on their merits' MORE (D-Calif.), Amy KlobucharAmy Jean KlobucharSunday shows - Immigration raids dominate Klobuchar: Trump 'wants this chaos' caused by expected ICE raids 2020 Democrats push tax hike on wealthy investors MORE (D-Minn.) and Bernie SandersBernie SandersTrump complains of 'fake polls' after surveys show him trailing multiple Democratic candidates The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by JUUL Labs - Trump attack on progressive Dems draws sharp rebuke Judd Gregg: Counting the costs of Democrats' desires MORE (I-Vt.); Rep. Tulsi GabbardTulsi GabbardSanders praises Gen Z for being 'profoundly anti-racist, anti-sexist, anti-homophobic' Next Generation foreign policy: Time for the Democrats to embrace restraint 3 reasons billionaire activist Tom Steyer is running for president MORE (Hawaii); former Rep. John DelaneyJohn Kevin DelaneyThe Young Turks' Cenk Uygur: Here's how to choose a president 2020 Democrats push tax hike on wealthy investors Democratic strategist: 'Very short-sighted' to ditch ObamaCare in favor of 'Medicare for All' MORE (Md.); South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegTrump complains of 'fake polls' after surveys show him trailing multiple Democratic candidates Buttigieg: 'Medicare for all,' free college tuition are 'questionable on their merits' League of Conservation Voters withdraws from climate forum after 'offensive' Buttigieg op-ed in New Republic MORE and former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz with a full hour each in prime time in the past two months. All have declared their presidential candidacies except for Schultz, who may be weighing an independent bid.

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The CNN town hall featuring Harris was the network's most-watched of the broadcasts thus far, drawing more than 1.96 million total viewers. Viewership has dropped considerably for other town halls, with the Sanders event on Feb. 25 drawing 1.4 million, Klobuchar drawing 1.1 million and Schultz drawing 1.01 million. The numbers for Sunday night's triple town hall with Delaney, Gabbard and Buttigieg in three back-to-back hours won't be available until later Tuesday.

Warren is polling in the top tier of presidential contenders, but trails front-runners former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenTrump complains of 'fake polls' after surveys show him trailing multiple Democratic candidates Biden pitches new subsidies, public option in health care plan The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by JUUL Labs - Trump attack on progressive Dems draws sharp rebuke MORE, who hasn't officially launched his campaign, and Sanders, who gave Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonTrump complains of 'fake polls' after surveys show him trailing multiple Democratic candidates Hillary Clinton responds to Trump tweets telling Dem lawmakers to 'go back' to their countries The Young Turks' Cenk Uygur: Here's how to choose a president MORE an unexpected tough run for the 2016 Democratic nomination.

According to a Des Moines Register/CNN/Mediacom Iowa Poll of 401 likely Democratic caucusgoers released over the weekend, 27 percent of those polled picked the former vice president as their first choice for president, while 27 percent chose Sanders.

Warren follows with 9 percent, and Harris has 7 percent.