The Second Democratic Debate In 100 Words (And Two Video Clips)

· Nov. 15, 2015, 4:18 am

The second Democratic debate was a subdued affair, where even the slights felt polite. Sanders and O’Malley attacked Clinton’s record on foreign policy — especially her vote on the Iraq war — but when it came time to talk about how to fight the Islamic State, the separation felt a matter of semantics. “This cannot be an American fight, although American leadership is essential,” said Clinton. O’Malley said he disagreed: “This is America’s fight, but not America’s alone.” We’ll leave you with the two must-watch moments — a confrontation between Sanders and Clinton over campaign finance and Sanders cracks a joke about socialism:

That’s the quickie version of what happened in the second Democratic presidential debate of the 2016 race Saturday night. Our friends at It’s All Politics have wall-to-wall coverage.

Copyright 2015 NPR. To see more, visit

You care.

You want to know what is really going on these days, especially in Colorado. We can help you keep up.  The Lookout is a free, daily email newsletter with news and happenings from all over Colorado. Sign up here and we will see you in the morning!