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What to watch for in this week's Democratic presidential debates

What to watch for in this week's Democratic presidential debates

Beginning Wednesday night, 20 of the Democratic contenders for president square off in what will likely prove the most unwieldy debate in modern American history. The sheer number of candidates added to a 10-by-10 format — 10 candidates debate Wednesday and 10 others on Thursday — have virtually guaranteed its awkwardness. Looking forward to hearing Sen. Elizabeth Warren challenge former Vice President Joe Biden? Or how New Jersey’s Cory Booker squaring off against California’s Kamala Harris for U.S. Senate rising star bragging rights? Sorry, not going to happen. They are on different nights. Organizers wanted to be exclusive but not too exclusive, so here we are. Just feel sorry for...

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