Democrats take the floor for first debate

By: Regina Wright ~Staff Writer~ The first Democratic Presidential debate kicked off on Oct. 13, in Las Vegas. Five candidates — former Sen. Jim Webb, Sen. Bernie Sanders, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley and former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee — tried to impress the national audience while also distinguishing themselves and their platforms. Free public college, higher taxes for the wealthy, paid family leave, the Black Lives Matter Movement and climate change were some of the many topics discussed by the candidates. Several of the questions surrounded Hillary Clinton and her time as … Continue reading Democrats take the floor for first debate