Debate Takeaways: Somber on Paris, disputes over Wall Street
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Debate Takeaways: Somber on Paris, disputes over Wall Street

  DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Call it a tale of two debates. The deadly attacks in Paris cast a somber mood at the start of the second Democratic presidential debate, but the field spent the rest of the night tossing sharp elbows over Wall Street reform, gun control and the minimum wage. Hillary Rodham … Continue reading

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AP FACT CHECK: Clinton on guns; Sanders on wage inequality
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AP FACT CHECK: Clinton on guns; Sanders on wage inequality

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders persisted in using shopworn stats on income inequality and Hillary Rodham Clinton glossed over the well-heeled donors to her campaign in the latest Democratic presidential debate. Some of the claims in the debate Saturday, November 14, night and how they compare with the facts: CLINTON: “Since we last debated in … Continue reading

Clinton, Sanders look to build on debate performances
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Clinton, Sanders look to build on debate performances

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton and Bernie Sanders looked to build Wednesday on their strong Democratic presidential debate performances, but the three other Democratic candidates were still seeking traction. A day after aggressively defending her long public service record and contrasting it with that of Sanders, the Vermont senator who has excited Democrats’ liberal … Continue reading

The Latest: O’Malley closes by railing on Republicans
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The Latest: O’Malley closes by railing on Republicans

  7:59 p.m. Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley is using his 90-second closing to rail on the Republicans, mocking their two debates as lessons in intolerance. He says of his Democratic colleagues: “What you heard tonight (was a) different debate than the sort of debate you heard from the two presidential Republican debates.” The Republican … Continue reading