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Sen. Bernie Sanders leads the race as he and six other presidential hopefuls take the stage on Tuesday night at 8 p.m. ET. Follow NPR’s live coverage of the debate.
It was former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s first debate after spending more than $300 million on ads. He had an uneven performance, especially when it came to his record on women.
Six candidates made the cut for the Las Vegas showdown, including former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg, who has never made the debate stage before.
Six candidates are onstage beginning at 9 p.m. ET as the field shrinks and the standards rise. The debate is taking place in Iowa, less than three weeks from the caucuses. Follow live coverage.
Former Vice President Joe Biden and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren faced off onstage for the first time, but Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders wound up taking much of the heat, sparing Warren.
Eight candidates meet the requirements to make the debate stage in September: Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris, Pete Buttigieg, Beto O’Rourke, Cory Booker and Andrew Yang.