Rival Democrats accuse Bloomberg of trying to ‘buy’ election

ALEXANDRA JAFFE and NICHOLAS RICCARDI Associated Press CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — With the Nevada caucuses less than a week away, Democratic presidential candidates campaigning Sunday were fixated on a rival who wasn't contesting the state. Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden, Amy Klobuchar and Pete Buttigieg all targeted billionaire Mike Bloomberg, accusing him of buying his way into the election and making clear they were eager to take him on in a debate. "He thinks he can buy this election," Sanders said of the former New York mayor at a rally in Carson City, Nevada. "Well, I've got news for Mr. Bloomberg — the American people are sick and tired of billionaires buying elections!" Their attacks are a sign of how seriously the field is starting to take Bloomberg as he gains traction in the
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