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Round 2: Recapping The First Night Of Democratic Debates17:09
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Democratic candidates for president take the stage for the first of two primary debates hosted by CNN, Tuesday, July 30, 2019, in the Fox Theatre in Detroit. (Paul Sancya/AP)
Democratic candidates for president take the stage for the first of two primary debates hosted by CNN, Tuesday, July 30, 2019, in the Fox Theatre in Detroit. (Paul Sancya/AP)

With Meghna Chakrabarti

We check in on Tuesday night's Democratic debates, headlined by progressive candidates Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders.

Guest

Lisa Lerer, New York Times reporter who covers campaigns, elections and political power. She is in Detroit covering the debates. (@LLerer)

From The Reading List

CNN: "CNN Democratic debate night 1"

NBC News: "Fact-check: The second Democratic debate 2019, Night 1" — "Ready or not, the first 10 Democratic presidential candidates are geared up for the second round of presidential debates, taking place Tuesday night. As they defend their positions and attack their opponents' records at Detroit's Fox Theatre, NBC News is fact checking their claims in real time.

"Check back here for which claims are true and false as the debate rolls on."

NPR: "Live Analysis And Fact Check: The Democratic Primary Debate" — "Ten Democratic presidential candidates are on stage now in Detroit for the first of two debate nights. Here’s what you need to know to get caught up:

"Moderate candidates came out swinging against progressives Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren.

"Arguments over 'Medicare for All,' eliminating private health insurance and middle class tax hikes drove the divide.

"Debate newcomer Steve Bullock argued that some Democrats’ immigration stances are playing into the Trump campaign’s hands.

"Bernie Sanders is getting more speaking time than anyone else."

Stefano Kotsonis produced this segment for broadcast.

This segment aired on July 31, 2019.

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