The winners and losers of the 1st Democratic presidential debate

Post debate expert Eric Soufer worked on presidential campaigns for John Edwards and Barack Obama and was a top adviser to former state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie. Now a top political operative at Tusk Strategies, he rated the 10 Democrats who took part in the first 2020 debate Wednesday night....
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