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