Democratic Presidential Debate No. 1: Who Impressed You the Most?

TVLine | 6/26/2019 | Kimberly Roots
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American voters got their first official introduction to the Democratic Party’s 2020 presidential hopefuls — well, at least some of ’em — in a densely populated debate Wednesday evening.

The inaugural Democratic presidential forum of the 2020 election cycle found 10 contenders for the party’s nomination facing off at Miami’s Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts. For two hours, the candidates — Cory Booker, Julián Castro, Bill de Blasio, John Delaney, Tulsi Gabbard, Jay Inslee, Amy Klobuchar, Beto O’Rourke, Tim Ryan and Elizabeth Warren — fielded questions from NBC’s Savannah Guthrie, Lester Holt and Chuck Todd, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow and Telemundo’s José Diaz-Balart.

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In a moment, we’ll want to know which of Night 1’s White House hopefuls most impressed you. But first, a few memorable bits from the two-hour event:

* O’Rourke delivered his opening statement, which was about how the economy should work for everyone, in English and Spanish. Many of his fellow candidates followed suit by working Spanish into their answers.

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* When Inslee stated that he’d done more than anyone else in the debate to protect women’s reproductive rights,...
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