in the vicinityVideoHow did the voters react to the first night of the democratic presidential debates?
Maslansky and partners, President Lee Carter shares voters chooses from the debate.
Democratic 2020 presidential hopefuls at the bottom of the crowded field had to Shine your time to push your party to be the first primary debate Wednesday about their time in the forefront of controversial policy and the fight against some of the established candidates.
With top-tier candidates such as former Vice-President Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., Thread for Thursday night in the debate, there was some polling in the low single-digit range, to grab your chance, the democratic base, the attention on the opening night, how do they rank with only a few top-tier candidates, such as Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass.
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Former housing Secretary Julian Castro used a lot of his time to promote a very left-wing agenda on immigration, calling for the decriminalization of illegal border crossings, and calling for his fellow presidential hopefuls shared with him the agreement to repeal the relevant section of the Immigration and Nationality Act.
“I would like to said, the challenge is to do all of the candidates,” Castro. “If you really want to change the system, then we must repeal the section.”
As part of that, he called former Texas Rep. Beto O’rourke by name, and said it was a “mistake” for him not to support the promise. O’rourke responded by arguing that in Congress he had worked to ensure that asylum seekers at the southern border criminalized.
But Castro was not satisfied with this, and notes that many crossing the border are not apply for asylum, and are simply “undocumented immigrants”, and said: required O’rourke to read up on the matter.
“I think you should do your homework on this topic. If you have done your homework on this issue you would know that we, the repeal of this section,” he said.
O’rourke has said in a similar way dinged by New York City mayor Bill de Blasio as he, he would not replace private health insurance as part of a new health-care reform.
“Private insurance is not working-for millions of Americans, when you talk about the copays, the deductibles, premiums, the out-of-pocket costs, it works,” de Blasio re-shot. “How can you defend a system that doesn’t work?”
But while the abolition of the private health insurance of millions of Americans, and the decriminalization of illegal immigration can be good for the Democratic primary audience play with a left-wing, such promises could bind the hands of the eventual candidate, if you accept, you could win the primary, and then try to pivot in the middle to try and win a wider piece of the American electorate in key swing states.
But the pressure from the left wing one percenters seems to have an effect. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., the top-polling candidate on the debate stage, said this week that they back the decriminalization of illegal immigration, and on Wednesday was one of the candidates, raise your hand if you asked, who are the abolition of the private health insurance along with de Blasio would.
But the front-runner are also under pressure from other, more centralist, longshot Challenger. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, urged his fellow Democrats, a more moderate approach, and warned to appear, the party out-of-touch and “elitist.”
“We have a problem of perception, with the Democratic party, we are unable to connect with the working class, the people in the States that I represent,” he said.
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“We have to change the center of gravity in the Democratic party of coastal and elitist and “Ivy League” – that is, the perception-someone from the forgotten communities that have been left behind in the past 30 years,” he said.
He also took a more radical approach to the question of American engagement in the theaters of conflict abroad, and said the United States must remain “engaged” in Afghanistan. This provoked the wrath of the other longshot candidate — the fiercely anti-war Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii.
“Is that what you tell the parents of the two soldiers that were just killed in Afghanistan?”, she said. “‘Now, we just need to be activated.’ As a soldier, I will tell you, the answer is unacceptable. We have to have our troops home from Afghanistan.”
“I don’t want to encounter to be engaged,” Ryan. “… But the reality is that, if the United States does not engage the Taliban to grow. And you have bigger, bolder, more terrorist acts. We have some presence.”
Gabbard, an Army National Guard veteran who served in Iraq, was himself a breakout star with her call for the return of the U.S. military presence abroad. Google Trends data show that after the debate Gabbard are the most sought after candidates in most States.
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While polling can indicate that there are many on the debate stage with little-to-no chance of finally securing the nomination, the debate showed that candidates still have a significant impact on the way the race plays out, what the policy of the party, and also, who wins the race.
In 2016, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., was widely considered to be one of the favorites for the nomination. But a bruising encounter with the lower-polling of the former Nwe Jersey Gov. Chris Christie — in a rattled Rubio was caught up and repeated the same sentence several times as Christie called him, and mocked him, hurt his image, and probably contributed to him eventually the race left.
Fox News’ Brooke Singman and Lukas Mikelionis contributed to this report.