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 WarrenDemocrats' CNN town halls exposed an extreme agenda Minorities, older adults push Biden to top of 2020 poll The difference between good and bad tax reform 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 HarrisDemocrats' CNN town halls exposed an extreme agenda The Hill's Morning Report - Will Joe Biden's unifying strategy work? K Street support to test Buttigieg MORE (D-Calif.), Amy KlobucharAmy Jean KlobucharDemocrats' CNN town halls exposed an extreme agenda Spicer: 'Near impossible' for 2020 Democrats to refuse Fox News debate James Comey, wife donated ,400 to Klobuchar's presidential campaign MORE (D-Minn.) and Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersDemocrats' CNN town halls exposed an extreme agenda Buttigieg says he doubts Sanders can win general election Meghan McCain: Bernie Sanders supporting prisoners being able to vote 'bats**t insane' MORE (I-Vt.); Rep. Tulsi GabbardTulsi GabbardGabbard: Trump, Pence 'try to hide the truth' of Saudi-inspired terrorist attacks from Christian supporters 2020 Dems rebuke Trump on Iran, say they'd put US back in nuclear deal New 2020 candidate Moulton on hypothetical Mars invasion: 'I would not build a wall' MORE (Hawaii); former Rep. John DelaneyJohn Kevin Delaney2020 Dems rebuke Trump on Iran, say they'd put US back in nuclear deal Where 2020 Democratic candidates stand on impeachment Several 2020 Dems say they're ready to face Fox News town hall MORE (Md.); South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegDemocrats' CNN town halls exposed an extreme agenda Buttigieg says he doubts Sanders can win general election Minorities, older adults push Biden to top of 2020 poll 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 BidenJoseph (Joe) Robinette BidenButtigieg says he doubts Sanders can win general election This is the Joe Biden you rarely see Minorities, older adults push Biden to top of 2020 poll MORE, who hasn't officially launched his campaign, and Sanders, who gave Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonDavis: The shocking fact that Mueller never would have accused Trump of a crime Trump says he would challenge impeachment in Supreme Court The Hill's Morning Report - Will Joe Biden's unifying strategy work? 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.