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The 2nd Democratic debate starts tonight:

Follow along with our live blog, with early appearances by Charles Barkley; Helena, Montana; and Trump campaign ads.  https://nbcnews.to/2K3nGSu 

All-white Democratic debate set to grapple with President Trump and race tonight in Detroit.  https://nbcnews.to/2LQoThT 

President Trump says he'll be watching tonight's debate because he “would like to know who I’m going to be running against.”  https://nbcnews.to/332ZBlZ 

Everything you need to know ahead of tonight's #DemDebate.  https://nbcnews.to/2yqKsNA 

Rules for tonight's 2nd Democratic debate include:

A candidate "who consistently interrupts" will be penalized by having his or her time reduced.  https://nbcnews.to/3333s2r 

Democratic candidates are likely to highlight their health care proposals in debates tonight and tomorrow — a topic that has spurred a high-profile fight among the field's top-tier candidates.

Live blog:  https://nbcnews.to/2GAFuCo  #DemDebate

Sen. Klobuchar is the first candidate to call President Trump’s attacks “racist” tonight, in what is likely a reference to his recent tweets aimed at 4 congresswomen of color, Rep. Elijah Cummings and the city of Baltimore.  https://nbcnews.to/2LP8F91  #DemDebate

Fact check: Former Gov. Hickenlooper brags about expanding health care, reproductive rights.  https://nbcnews.to/2KenTkx  #DemDebate

As the health care conversation gets underway at the #DemDebate, here's a look at how popular some of the competing ideas are.  https://nbcnews.to/2ZmPfeu 

Fact check: Sen. Sanders says Amazon made billions and paid zero in federal taxes.  https://nbcnews.to/2yqUj62  #DemDebate

Mayor Buttigieg stakes out a place in the middle of the health care fight.  https://nbcnews.to/2OuppUX  #DemDebate

Fact check: Montana Gov. Bullock says "we pay more" for drugs than "any place in the world."  https://nbcnews.to/2Mrhghy  #DemDebate

DEVELOPING: Progressive-moderate split rips wide open at 2nd Democratic debate.  https://nbcnews.to/3309wsK  #DemDebate

Fact check: Americans pay 10 times more for insulin than Canadians.  https://nbcnews.to/2YpX0U3  #DemDebate

Need a snack during the #DemDebate?

Locust-to-table: Pizzeria serves up grasshopper pie after that giant swarm swept through Las Vegas.  https://nbcnews.to/2KfWm26 

Google: 1 hour into #DemDebate, how the candidates have changed in search interest:

1. Delaney +3,400%
2. Ryan +3,200%
3. Hickenlooper +2,500%
4. Bullock +1,400%
5. Klobuchar +1,100%
6. O'Rourke +900%
7. Williamson +900%
8. Buttigieg +850%
9. Warren +450%
10. Sanders +350%

An hour into tonight’s debate, no one has yet mentioned the name of the current Democratic primary front-runner.

Live blog:  https://nbcnews.to/2YvXjwj  #DemDebate

Fact check: Do the vast majority of Republicans support background checks, as Mayor Buttigieg claims?  https://nbcnews.to/2MvyuKD 

How fmr. Gov. Hickenlooper really got universal background checks done in Colorado.  https://nbcnews.to/2OvBQzV  #DemDebate

More than an hour into the #DemDebate, no one has attacked Marianne Williamson, and Marianne Williamson hasn't attacked anyone.  https://nbcnews.to/2YhuZP2 

Buttigieg: "Nominate me and you get to see the President of the United States stand next to an American war veteran and explain why he chose to pretend to be disabled when it was his chance to serve."

Sen. Warren: "We need to call out white supremacy for what it is: domestic terrorism." #DemDebate

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