2020 CNN Democratic Presidential Debate: Night One

Last updated July, 30th 2019 at 11:01 PM est

Ten Democratic candidates square off tonight in Detroit. Expect a difference of opinion between Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, and the more moderate contenders on stage.

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  • Jul 30, 2019 11:01 PM est | Katie Pavlich       

Goodnight, see you tomorrow.

  • Jul 30, 2019 10:56 PM est | Matt Vespa       

Will round two be crazier than tonight? 


  • Jul 30, 2019 10:50 PM est | Cortney O'Brien        

There you have it. As expected, the health care debate was on fire tonight. We'll be back on the blog tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. for Round Two. Good night and thanks joining us!

  • Jul 30, 2019 10:46 PM est | Cortney O'Brien        

No, here's the RNC's response to tonight's event.

"On tonight’s Democrat debate stage, Americans witnessed a doubling down on Democrats’ radical, socialist proposals," said Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel. "From a government takeover of health care to decriminalizing illegal immigration, Democrat candidates put their out-of-touch priorities on full display. As workers and industries thrive under President Trump’s winning economic policies here in Michigan and across the country, voters will choose four more years of this great American comeback rather than allow Democrats to take us backward."

  • Jul 30, 2019 10:45 PM est | Cortney O'Brien        

Shall we give her the final word?

  • Jul 30, 2019 10:43 PM est | Cortney O'Brien        

Hey, Trump Jr. is a fan.

  • Jul 30, 2019 10:41 PM est | Cortney O'Brien        

Oh my God Warren actually said the word, "Native American."

  • Jul 30, 2019 10:41 PM est | Katie Pavlich       

As Elizabeth Warren closes the night with complaints about cost of college for students, just remember she was paid $400,000 to teach one class. 

  • Jul 30, 2019 10:40 PM est | Cortney O'Brien        

You guys, Marianne Williamson is the top trend on Twitter right now.

  • Jul 30, 2019 10:39 PM est | Katie Pavlich       

Thank goodness we don't have to listen to Eric Swalwell give a very stupid closing statement.

  • Jul 30, 2019 10:38 PM est | Yuichi Kakutani       

No one clapped for Klobuchar closing speech

  • Jul 30, 2019 10:38 PM est | Katie Pavlich       
  • Jul 30, 2019 10:36 PM est | Katie Pavlich       

Prediction: Amy Klobuchar will be dropping out soon.

  • Jul 30, 2019 10:36 PM est | Cortney O'Brien        
Hickenlooper among the Dems onstage tonight to say they're "progressive, but pragmatic."

  • Jul 30, 2019 10:34 PM est | Guy Benson       

I'd vote for Delaney over anyone else on that stage, so he has no chance.

  • Jul 30, 2019 10:33 PM est | Yuichi Kakutani       

Williamson goes full on spiritual love in her closing 

  • Jul 30, 2019 10:32 PM est | Matt Vespa       

We're in the era of the outsider...and in the case of Marianne Willaimson ---REALLY OUTSIDE 

  • Jul 30, 2019 10:29 PM est | Matt Vespa       

Closing statements 

  • Jul 30, 2019 10:26 PM est | Beth Baumann       
  • Jul 30, 2019 10:24 PM est | Victoria Marshall