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Top hopefuls Buttigieg, Sanders under fire in Democratic debate

Feb 08, 2020 - 2:48 PM

Buttigieg and Sanders finished atop the pack earlier this week in Iowa's chaotic caucuses, and both hope to renew the performance Tuesday in New Hampshire

(FILES) In this file photo (L-R) Democratic presidential hopefuls Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar, Mayor of South Bend Pete Buttigieg, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, Former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders participate in the fifth Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential campaign season co-hosted by MSNBC and The Washington Post at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, Georgia on November 20, 2019. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

Heated moments as Democrats clash in presidential debate

Dec 20, 2019 - 3:28 PM

The final prime-time debate of 2019 features just 7 of the 15 Democrats still in the contest 6 weeks before the first nomination ballots are cast in Iowa in February

SIXTH DEBATE. Democratic presidential hopefuls former Vice President Joe Biden and Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren participate in the sixth Democratic primary debate of the 2020 presidential campaign season on December 19, 2019. Photo by Frederic Brown/AFP

Rising star Warren weathers attacks at Democratic White House debate

Oct 16, 2019 - 3:01 PM

The president looms large as 12 Democratic contenders train their fire on him, calling for his impeachment and assailing a Syria troop pullout Joe Biden calls 'shameful'

HOPEFULS. Democratic hopefuls interact during the Democratic Presidential Debate at Otterbein University on October 15, 2019 in Westerville, Ohio. Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images/AFP

Clinton, Sanders trade blows in crunch Brooklyn debate

Apr 15, 2016 - 10:15 AM

A significant haul of 247 Democratic delegates are up for grabs in the New York primary where minorities and wealthy Democrats are likely to favor Clinton although polls suggest that Sanders has narrowed her lead

DEMOCRATIC DEBATES. Democratic presidential candidates Secretary Hillary Clinton (L) and Sen. Bernie Sanders stand together during the National Anthem during the start of a CNN-sponsored debate between the two candidates at the Brooklyn Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York, USA, on April 14, 2016. Photo by Justin Lane/EPA

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Mar 10, 2016 - 7:21 PM

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Clinton seeks rebound against Sanders at debate and beyond

Feb 12, 2016 - 10:13 AM

Peeling African Americans away from Hillary Clinton will be crucial for Bernie Sanders especially in South Carolina where according to exit poll data some 55 of Democratic voters in 2008 were black

DEAD HEAT. In this file photo, US Democratic Presidential candidates Bernie Sanders (L) and Hillary Clinton (R) talk to each other on stage prior to the start of the Democratic presidential candidates debate at Wynn Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, October 13, 2015. File photo by Mike Nelson/EPA

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Jan 18, 2016 - 6:36 PM

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US Democrats hit Trump, clash over response to extremism

Dec 20, 2015 - 2:47 PM

Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton says rival Donald Trump is becoming ISIS best recruiter

Clinton fends off rivals in first Democratic debate

Oct 14, 2015 - 1:19 PM

The presidential frontrunner parried jabs by Vermont senator Bernie Sanders and 3 other party hopefuls who challenged her on everything from political flip flops to gun control and military intervention in the Middle East

DEBATE. Former Virginia Senator Jim Webb, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, former Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley and former Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee during the US Democratic Presidential candidates debate at Wynn Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, October 13, 2015. Photo by Josh Haner/EPA/The New York Times

First US Democratic presidential debate on October 13

Aug 07, 2015 - 12:15 AM

The debut event will occur in Nevada the first of 6 televised debates

ELECTION SEASON. Hillary Clinton will face the other Democratic front-runners in the upcoming townhall debate. File photo by AFP