Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders are testing Democrats’ left turn

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 13: U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) (2nd L) pats on the back of Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) (R) during an event on health care September 13, 2017 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Sen. Sanders held an event to introduce the Medicare for All Act of 2017. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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The liberal senators are often linked but, as they consider 2020 presidential runs, the differences between them are becoming more marked.

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The move came after Pelosi’s recent conversations with President Trump over the future of a program that grants many of them legal status.

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The statement is in response to Trump retweeting a mock video that shows him smacking a golf ball into Hillary Clinton.

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Sean Spicer speaks at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

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