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Politics Podcast: What Happened On Night One Of The First Democratic Debates

The (first half of the) first Democratic primary debate of the 2020 election cycle is in the books! In this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, Nate, Sarah, Geoff and Galen react to what appeared to be a strong showing by many of the candidates on stage Wednesday night. We’ll have another podcast for you after Thursday night’s debate.

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Nate Silver founded and was the editor in chief of FiveThirtyEight.

Sarah Frostenson is FiveThirtyEight’s former politics editor.

Geoffrey Skelley is a senior elections analyst at FiveThirtyEight.