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Here’s the recap that’s on the front page of the newspaper: The debate plunged repeatedly into an unsightly spectacle of flailing hands and raised voices, and even outright chaos.
Mr. Sanders, onstage for the first time as the unambiguous front-runner, made clear that the changing circumstances would not much change the man, our news analysis says.
So, who won the debate? Several candidates may have done what they needed to do, but campaign experts weighed in on who did it best.
We fact-checked the candidates on the issues, including Mr. Biden’s role in writing crime bills, the costs of Mr. Sanders’s health care plan and Mr. Bloomberg’s record in New York.
How much speaking time did each candidate get — and what did they talk about? Here’s our chart.
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