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First Candidate to Enter 2020 Race Just Dropped Out

That would be John Delaney

(Newser) - The Democratic field shrank again Friday morning, but casual followers of the campaign might struggle to place the name: John Delaney. The former Maryland congressman and current multi-millionaire businessman announced his departure online and said he did not want to hurt other moderate candidates in the race, reports the Washington ... More »

Top Takeaways From the Democratic Debate

Sanders, Warren had 'ceasefire'

(Newser) - Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren were the two highest-polling candidates in Tuesday night's Democratic debate, the first of two 10-candidate debates in Detroit—but it was a letdown for anybody expecting a clash between the two progressives. Since they are competing for similar voters, "everyone was girding... More »

Sanders: 'I Wrote the Damn Bill'

Best lines from the Democratic debate

(Newser) - In a testy Democratic debate that pitted Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren against more moderate 2020 candidates, Sanders was widely seen as having had one of the best lines. "I do know, I wrote the damn bill," he snapped when Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan interrupted him to... More »

Health Care Splits Candidates in Democratic Debate

Sanders, Warren clash with moderates

(Newser) - The first of another round of 10-candidate Democratic debates kicked off Tuesday night with a reshuffled stack of candidates and a different set of rules . Marianne Williamson, Tim Ryan, Amy Klobuchar, Pete Buttigieg, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Beto O'Rourke, John Hickenlooper, John Delaney, and Steve Bullock are debating in... More »

The Best Lines From the Democratic Debate

'When people come to this country, they do not leave their human rights at the border'

(Newser) - Ten Democratic candidates jostled for attention in Miami Wednesday night in the first of two debates, clashing on issues including abortion, the border, and health care. The Guardian reports that Cory Booker had the most speaking time, with almost 11 minutes, followed closely by Beto O'Rourke and Elizabeth Warren,... More »

Takeaways From the First Democratic Debate

Julian Castro had breakout moment, analysts say

(Newser) - With no fewer than 20 candidates debating over two nights, a lot of Democrats are seeking a breakout moment—and on Wednesday night, it was Julian Castro who got one, according to the New York Times , which declares him the winner of the first 10-candidate debate in Miami. The former... More »

Democrats Clash on Health Care, Immigration

10 candidates take stage in first night of debates

(Newser) - The first of two 10-candidate Democratic debates kicked off in Miami at 9pm Eastern Wednesday—and Elizabeth Warren got off to a strong start. The Washington Post reports that the senator was able to go straight to her stump speech when she got the first question of the night, about... More »

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