A roaring crowd traveled to Las Vegas, Nev. Tuesday night, but not for the slot machines or blackjack tables. They were there for the first Democratic debate of the 2016 presidential election.

The debate was hosted by Facebook and CNN, which hosted the previous Republican debate. Last night’s lineup featured former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee and former U.S. Sen. Jim Webb (D-Va.). …


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