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Watch: Bernie, Hillary Debate Gun Rights

During Sunday’s Democratic presidential debate on NBC, Democratic presidential candidates Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton discussed their stances on gun rights. Sanders maintained his stance that the country needs an instant background check and took

Wasserman Schultz Denies DNC Is Attempting to Limit Debate Exposure

Sunday on CNN’s “Reliable Sources,” Democratic National Committee chairwoman Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) denied her organization was trying to limit exposure to her party’s candidates by having a debate schedule that isn’t designed to maximize viewership. Wasserman Schultz told

Debate Starts After Break Without Hillary: ‘Sorry’

The ABC Democratic presidential debate returned back from a break with Hillary Clinton missing. The debate continued without her, but Clinton shortly returned to the stage to the sound of applause.  When Clinton got to her podium, she apologized, saying,

O’Malley Doubles Down: ‘Black Lives Matter’

At the CBS News’ Democratic debate Saturday, Democratic presidential candidate Martin O’Malley doubled down on his stance on which lives matter. The former Maryland governor was booed back in July by the Black Lives Matter activist group for saying “all lives matter,” but later

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Small Tent: Webb Considers Leaving Democrat Party, Running As Independent

Democratic presidential candidate Jim Webb is considering leaving the Democratic Party to run as an independent nominee, asserting that the Democratic Party is helping frontrunner Hillary Clinton win her bid for the presidency. Former Sen. Webb’s campaign released initial information about his possible exit from the Democratic Party when sending out details about a press conference he is holding on Tuesday at the National Press Club.

Watch: SNL Reenacts Democratic Debate

NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” opened Saturday with a reenactment of the CNN Democratic Debate from this past week. Actor Jon Rudnitsky played debate host Anderson Cooper, Kyle Mooney played Lincoln Chafee, Taran Killam played Martin O’Malley, Kate McKinnon assumed her

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Democratic Debate: Jim Webb Talks Tough on China, Iran

When his Democratic opponents were ranting about how the United States should not have gone to Iraq, recycling talking points from the first few years of the last decade, Jim Webb, the former U.S. Senator from Virginia, articulated a vision for the future of America’s role in the world.

Democrats Crash Off the Rails: Hillary an ‘Outsider,’ Bernie Wants a ‘Revolution’

The 2016 Democratic primary officially crashed off the rails on Tuesday evening at the CNN debate in Las Vegas, Nevada. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton claimed she’s an “outsider.” Former Rhode Island Governor and Senator Lincoln Chafee dismissed a vote he cast in the U.S. Senate because he had just been appointed to the seat and because his father had just died. Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley wants to put the entire nation on a renewable energy grid by 2050. And Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is pushing for a “revolution,” that former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb says is never going to come.

Bernie versus Hillary at Las Vegas Debate (Michelle Moons / Breitbart News)

Bay Area Democrats Tune in to Democratic Debate

California Democrats in the Bay Area are eagerly awaiting tonight’s Democratic presidential debates in Las Vegas, Nevada where Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders will duke it out as Martin O’Malley, Jim Webb and Lincoln Chafee seek to garner more national attention in their own bids for the coveted nomination.

Bernie Sanders Gets Second Congressional Endorsement

Bernie Sanders has scored his second congressional endorsement ahead of the first Democratic presidential presidential debate. Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) threw his support behind the Vermont socialist in his bid for the presidency Monday, praising Sanders’ ability to rally voters to his progressive message.