Analysis: Warren still growing into front-runner status

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., left, entrepreneur Andrew Yang, center, and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg talk during break in the Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by CNN/New York Times at Otterbein University, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, in Westerville, Ohio. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

WESTERVILLE, Ohio — The question was inevitable. Elizabeth Warren’s answer was the same. And her rivals seized on it.