The Black Friday Debate Sale of Democratic Candidate Unity

The Black Friday Debate Sale of Democratic Candidate Unity

For many African-American voters, like other Democratic voters, getting Republican President Donald Trump out of office in November 2020 overshadows other considerations.

He then added: "So we have to just change the culture, period".

'As a matter of fact, I never thought I'd be on a Forbes magazine list, but they did one of all the candidates by wealth, and I am literally the least wealthy person on this stage.

Mayor Pete Buttigieg is struggling badly with black voters in Southern states.

"The fifth Democratic primary debate, sponsored by The Washington Post and MSNBC, was the first since South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg showed signs of surging in several polls, and Sen".

U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar agreed he deserved his spot on the debate stage, but she said there was a double standard when it came to women candidates. 46 percent of white Democratic voters said that they were at least considering voting for Buttigieg in the primaries, compared to only 19 percent of black Democratic voters.

"The impeachable conduct that we have seen, and the abuse of power that we're learning more about in the investigations, but just to be clear, the president has already confessed to it on television", Buttigieg said.

Sanders' Medicare for All plan has been in the spotlight since the beginning of this election cycle, joined by Warren in pushing for the proposal even as moderate Democrats in the race have moved away from it. "But what I said is true".

The four presumed top contenders - former Vice President Joe Biden, Massachusetts Sen.

At one point, Klobuchar was asked by debate moderator Andrea Mitchell what she meant when she suggested recently that woman candidates with Buttigieg's level of experience probably wouldn't make it to a presidential debate stage.

Buttigieg also said Americans have to address big issues that didn't take a vacation for the impeachment process or for the Trump presidency as a whole.

"One month after the party's moderate wing led a ferocious attack against Senator Elizabeth Warren of MA at the previous debate, the leading Democrats opted to mute their rivalries and restrain their language, mainly detailing their disagreements in gentle or at most passive-aggressive terms".

Booker added: "I've had a lot of experience with black voters".

Buttigieg acknowledged as much, saying he welcomes "the challenge of connecting with black voters in America who don't yet know me".

In two of the few charged exchanges on a slow-as-a-drawl evening in Atlanta, Minnesota Sen. "It's very hard for these people who are at 3-4%".

Healthcare reform figured prominently in the four previous Democratic debates; the fifth debate was no exception. Harris' attack came after Gabbard criticized her own party, accusing it of being "influenced by the foreign policy establishment in Washington represented by Hillary Clinton and others, by the military industrial complex, and other greedy corporate interests".

"For too long candidates have taken for granted the constituency that has been the backbone of the Democratic Party", she said.

Gabbard dismissively replied that Harris' response "only makes me guess that she as president will continue the status quo".

Warren, who has been making a particular effort to connect with black women, said that her policies on housing and eliminating student debt would reduce discrimination against blacks.

"First of all, I'd say I'm sorry I beat your guy", Yang said with a grin, drawing howls of laughter from the audience.

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