As she nears a verdict from voters in Iowa, Sen. Elizabeth Warren is leaning in on gender.Warren used a spat with Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) to assert that the female candidates on Tuesday’s debate stage were the most electable against President Trump. She approached Sanders afterward to accuse him of calling her a “liar” as cameras rolled.She added a “fireside chat” with activists for Planned Parenthood Action Fund in Des Moines to her schedule Saturday. She picked up a key endorsement from Janet Petersen, the highest-ranking woman in the Iowa legislature, who on Sunday cited Warren’s plans to improve maternal health care as the reason she sided with her.
Cue the dudes saying “I’d vote for a woman, just not this woman.” Again.
* Glenn Kessler, Salvador Rizzo and Meg Kelly report that in his first three years in office, President Trump made a total of 16,241 false or misleading claims.
* The Quad-City Times endorses Amy Klobuchar.
* At the American Prospect, I explained why we’re probably doomed to go from one microcontroversy to the next over something a candidate said.