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Can You Guess These Presidential Candidates Based On Their Most Popular Talking Points?

With 23 Democrats running for president, it's hard to find a distinctive voice. Can you recognize them from their signature phrases on Twitter?

Posted on June 7, 2019, at 10:17 a.m. ET

It’s a crowded field in the Democratic presidential stakes. We’ve distilled their campaign Twitter accounts’ most frequently used two-word phrases. Can you match the word cloud to the candidate?

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    California Senator Kamala Harris is concentrating on issues including health care and gun control.

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    Climate change is polling as a top issue for Democrats. Washington state Governor Jay Inslee has made it the centerpiece of his campaign.

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    Current frontrunner Biden is running as a regular Joe, champion of the middle class. (He also really likes ice cream.)

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    Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar is running as a moderate with plans to tackle addiction and improve mental health.

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    Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren wants to cancel student loan debt for millions of Americans, and says the country needs “structural change.”

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    Pete Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Indiana, has been the surprise package of the campaign so far, presenting himself as a voice of moral authority in a season of scam.

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    Former housing secretary Julián Castro thinks Trump should be impeached and wants to provide a path to citizenship for undocumented families.

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    We should know Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders’ talking points by now, after his run against Hillary Clinton in 2016.

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    Kirsten Gillibrand

    Reproductive rights and the fight against sexual assault and harassment are signature issues for New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand.

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    All of the candidates who are struggling to register in the polls are worried about making the cut for the TV debates. None more than Ohio Congressman Tim Ryan, judging from his tweets.

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    Political operatives are unsure what to make of former Texas Congressman Beto O’Rourke’s campaign. Did you recognize him?

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    New Jersey Senator Cory Booker once described himself as “the most ambitious person you will ever meet.” Has he found his voice in this campaign?



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