July Dem Debates: Night Two

Headline Roundup July 31st, 2019

Night two of the second round of 2020 Democratic presidential debates will start Wednesday at 8 p.m. EST. Former Vice President Joe Biden (DE), Senator Kamala Harris (CA), businessman Andrew Yang (NY), Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI), Senator Cory Booker (NJ), Mayor Bill de Blasio (NY), Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (NY), former HUD Secretary Julian Castro (TX), Senator Michael Bennet (CO) and Governor Jay Inslee (WA) will all be on stage.

Right-leaning and left-leaning media sources have previewed the second night of debates similarly, with significant attention on which candidates performed best on the first night.

From the Left
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Detroit (CNN)The drama on night two of CNN's presidential debate starts at center stage on Wednesday.

In the Democratic debate's first night, the race's two leading progressives, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, commanded the stage, beating back attacks from moderates who were clamoring for attention to boost their low-polling campaigns. The dynamics will shift Wednesday, with former Vice President Joe Biden and California Sen. Kamala Harris at center stage and progressive agitators like New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on...

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From the Right
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OPINION

With 10 candidates on the stage vying for only two and a half hours of air-time it can be hard to decide who is winning and who is losing. There are always some memorable moments, but who is going to move the needle?

While night one in Detroit wasn’t the most exciting debate we have seen so far there were some clear winners and losers.

As an analyst and researcher, there are certain things I look for. Here is a breakdown of the winners and losers on Tuesday night and...

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From the Left
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Ten Democratic candidates took the stage Tuesday in Detroit to battle for primary voters' hearts and minds in the second debate of the 2020 presidential race. Ten more will be out there Wednesday, with the frontrunners trying to hold their places, while those trailing in the polls will do what they can to make a lasting impression and boost their campaigns.

The first night in Detroit largely pitted Democratic moderates like former Rep. John Delaney and Montana Gov. Steve Bullock against progressives like Sen. Bernie Sanders and Sen. Elizabeth...

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