The Democratic Debate: Watch the Highlights From the First Half

  • Published on Oct 16, 2019
  • Twelve Democratic presidential candidates are on stage for this month’s debate in Westerville, Ohio. Here are the key moments from the first half of the evening.
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  • Red Door
    Red Door Day ago

    Only Bernie Sanders is decent. Elizabeth Warren would be a disaster. But Biden? How could anyone vote for him? The great deflector. His son was appointed on the Burisma board ONLY because his father was Vice President. PERIOD.
    Corrupt! End of story.

  • Dave's Trades
    Dave's Trades 2 days ago

    Ha Trump is going to win in a landslide...

  • Bob Clark
    Bob Clark 2 days ago

    Tom steyer,wow what load of poop!

  • Fan Shu
    Fan Shu 2 days ago

    So everybody covered except Andrew Yang??? And look at the comment section here....NYT did a lame job!


    And you wonder why you're not president like Trump because you're not equipped or suited don't accuse trump of something unless it really is a crime worth punishing

  • Kalvin nunya
    Kalvin nunya 3 days ago

    Dem's always accuse others of what they are doing ! The same as bad evangelist.

  • Doug Davis
    Doug Davis 4 days ago

    yeah where is Yang, he had the best answers. The new york times typically towing the DNC line.

  • Shubham Ganguly
    Shubham Ganguly 4 days ago


  • Ryan Nyeholt
    Ryan Nyeholt 5 days ago

    How can people take them seriously. Also I don’t support yang but he wasn’t shown at all? Completely biased.

  • Anti AFD,Grüne,CDU
    Anti AFD,Grüne,CDU 6 days ago

    And It is unsure that Biden can coming to the US Parlament. Sure all Country in a Crisis that is true.

  • Anti AFD,Grüne,CDU
    Anti AFD,Grüne,CDU 6 days ago

    I see a Big Problem with Trump but no with the Son from Trump.

  • Anti AFD,Grüne,CDU
    Anti AFD,Grüne,CDU 6 days ago

    Dear New York Times it Make me no happy when Donald Duck alias Trump is in the Withe House this is my Statement. It is time for impeachment by the right Time by Next Error by Trump. Trump is out my Side a high Risk for the Black state and the Democratic from US and all Country. More Days when Trump is in Game I mean omg He is In Politics.

    • Charles Charlemagne
      Charles Charlemagne 5 days ago

      at least learn to speak english if you are going to complain about Trump

  • Chris W
    Chris W 8 days ago +1

    TRUMP 2020 !!

  • Rodney Estes
    Rodney Estes 10 days ago

  • SouthBayJay
    SouthBayJay 11 days ago

    I love how they’d rather show clips of everyone saying “trump bad” than Andrew Yang’s actual solutions to problems

  • Will Sync
    Will Sync 12 days ago

    Please list the crimes Trump has committed. Thanks. FYI Trump donates his (400,000) salary to charity and get paid 1 dollar.

  • supjack
    supjack 12 days ago

    Yang needed to be shown more, this is ridiculous and your bias is being shown yet again.

  • Jacob Boe
    Jacob Boe 12 days ago

    To the Yang Gang, or anyone else who is complaining about not seeing Yang, I believe we are all united against Trump, so do we really want him, out of these TWELVE candidates? He doesn't have any political or military experience. How is he qualified to run this country? The only president in our nation's entire history who didn't have that kind of experience is Trump. Do we really want that again?

    • Jacob Boe
      Jacob Boe 4 days ago

      @Charles Charlemagne I'd disagree.

    • Charles Charlemagne
      Charles Charlemagne 4 days ago

      @Jacob Boe "political" experience isnt needed to become President. Actual real world, executive experience is way more important.

    • Jacob Boe
      Jacob Boe 5 days ago

      @Charles Charlemagne Trump has experience, yes, but not POLITICAL experience. And you dont need political experience to be a politician, but to be president I think you should.

  • trumpis acreepoid
    trumpis acreepoid 13 days ago

    They're all still cooler than Trump. So..

    • Charles Charlemagne
      Charles Charlemagne 4 days ago

      @trumpis acreepoid Ill take the mormon tabernacle at an inauguration over Beyonce any day. What is your definition of suitable? A guy who knocked on doors for a living before becoming President?

    • trumpis acreepoid
      trumpis acreepoid 5 days ago

      @Charles Charlemagne Dude. By cool, I mean HALFWAY SUITABLE FOR OFFICE.
      And, also, Trump is lower than a nerd. He doesn't read or appreciate good music. He got the Mormon Tabernacle Choir to play his inauguration, for Christsakes!! How much lamer can you get??

    • Charles Charlemagne
      Charles Charlemagne 5 days ago

      if "cool" is all you are voting for, then you shouldnt vote...Trump is way cooler btw...these are all nerdy socialists

  • N
    N 13 days ago

    Wow Trump's making you jokers look really pathetic and inept with this vote....just thought I'd give you my two cents because that's what your party is worth.

  • Mason Botten
    Mason Botten 13 days ago

    Beto looks like President Walker from house of cards 😂😂

  • Roscoe Brown
    Roscoe Brown 14 days ago

    This debate was a disaster 4 dems They need some one fresh ! All of these candidates carry baggage

  • Abel Abebe
    Abel Abebe 14 days ago

    "When you silence a man, you aren't proving him a liar, you show that you fear what he might say"

  • Peyton Carroll
    Peyton Carroll 14 days ago

    let me summarize every democrat idea:

    We are gonna give free things to everyone. We will pay for it my taxing the rich

  • Malia Colon
    Malia Colon 14 days ago +1

    The Biggest Satanic Cult in America 🇺🇸

  • name
    name 15 days ago

    Steyer: I love everyone here. Great.

  • Jesus Is The Plan There is No Plan B

    President Trump will go down as one of the greatest presidents of all time battling the corrupt media the corrupt social media the corrupt news networks the corrupt politicians as you can see by these videos he is simply trying to be honest and protect our freedoms remember Jesus is the plan there is no Plan B

  • Conde Bulua
    Conde Bulua 15 days ago +1

    The Democratic Party is officially defunct, in my mind. Their sad behaviour and worst track record, now shame them incessantly.
    How very sad. I feel splendid disdain and utmost contempt for the Democratic Party today. Even though, I am still a registered Dem.
    Mental stuff.
    Democragic Party is now done.
    Trump till 2024.

    MICHAEL DAVIS 15 days ago +1

    The women here act too emotional. Their voices are trembly. Do they sound like thy could give orders for war? No! That's one of the reasons a women should Never be president. Women Wo-men, Woman, Wo-man. They were made from man in the Bible by a man's rib. Adam. The woman was deceived first and sinned first and God decided to make man the head of the family and the woman will submit to the man. God said it's shameful for a woman to speak in the church, therefore it would be wrong for a woman to be President for the same reason. I didn't come up with this, God did; Let your women keep silent in the churches, for they are not permitted to speak; but they are to be submissive, as the law also says and if they want to learn something, let them ask their own husbands at home; for it is shameful for women to speak in church, New King James Version: 1 Corinthians 14:35:

  • 3
    3 15 days ago

    Andrew Yang is Nintendo
    Tulsi Gabbard is CD Projekt
    Bernie Sanders is Ubisoft
    Joe Biden is Sony
    Elizabeth Warren is Microsoft
    Pete Buttigieg is Sega
    Kamala Harris is Todd Howard Land (aka Bethesda)
    Cory Booker is also Todd Howard Land
    Beto O'Rourke is Activision...

    and Harris, Booker, and O'Rourke combined make EA

  • El Mac
    El Mac 15 days ago +1

    #trump2020 #blexit #maga #kag #walkaway

  • joe
    joe 15 days ago


  • Dee Smith
    Dee Smith 16 days ago

    Albert Pike Morals and Dogma- race war and an eventual civil war.
    It’s all in the cards. Illuminati cards.
    Bring on the impeachment and watch this war break out.
    Be careful for what you wish for democrat filth!

  • Kevin Holliday
    Kevin Holliday 16 days ago

    Yang is the only one up there who isn’t a puppet. But no one here has a chance against Trump.

  • Steve Carter
    Steve Carter 17 days ago

    This is pitiful

  • Ali F
    Ali F 17 days ago

    End American supremacy over the rest of the world! Vote Bernie 2020!

    • Charles Charlemagne
      Charles Charlemagne 4 days ago

      @Ali F You are a communist because you are brainwashed and ignorant of history and all the suffering that garbage failed ideology has caused. Take a high school level history class you sad indoctrinated fool. Its not the job of the united states to take care of the world with our taxpayer money. You want to create a "united world" with shared misery, oppression and famine...that is what communism has always led to historically. Read a book.

    • Ali F
      Ali F 5 days ago

      @Charles Charlemagne No one is trying to "destroy America". I am a Communist because I want to end the concept of class, and give political power back to the prolatarian. People who are not American have just as much a right to live as Americans do. Taking care of all the world's people is called globalism. Communism seeks to create a united world.

    • Charles Charlemagne
      Charles Charlemagne 5 days ago

      so destroy america so other countries can get a leg wonder you support the commie flea bag, Bernie

  • God entered Bob Hickman's body, as a Ghost-body

    God entered into my body, like a body, same size, and forced me to vote

  • Rachel Moore
    Rachel Moore 18 days ago

    So fake, that they still believe it self. There fooling them selfs. Its a disgrace but got me LOL anyway🤭 seeing them doing there best hoping we believe them..
    And taking money from the rich is also racism then.🤔 Because most people are goddam lazy and dont want to go the extra mile. So smarter people working harder and thus making more money get punisht and have to pay to the lazy people, or should i say the beggers??

  • Johny Applehead
    Johny Applehead 19 days ago

    The democratic debate is a debate between losers to decide who is to be the biggest loser this time.

  • Stephen Douglas
    Stephen Douglas 19 days ago

    "Beto" O'Rourke should not even be there. What a disgrace.

  • Terence Mckinley
    Terence Mckinley 20 days ago +1

    Na we have to be really honest here None of them is taking this seriously twitter come on what a joke cause none of them seem like that they want to win that a fact smh waste of time at lease Warren trying

  • Deep Banerjee
    Deep Banerjee 20 days ago

    Women should make decisions of their own lives ... What about decision of those women or men in their womb?

  • Randy Woodworth
    Randy Woodworth 20 days ago

    Welcome to the 4th Virtue Signalling debate...😶😶😐😐

  • str8cndian
    str8cndian 21 day ago

    what a joke this bunch of weenies is..

  • Bob Bobbington
    Bob Bobbington 21 day ago

    The Joker movie was much better... I took my wife... no we're both angry incels, but even that's better compared with this Free Stuff *debate* .

  • Miles Christi
    Miles Christi 21 day ago

    Trump won this one too! Democrats have no chance!

  • Alpha Ink
    Alpha Ink 21 day ago

    people need to keep their hands off womens heard it doctors, they can do it themselves

  • Nevermore
    Nevermore 22 days ago +3

    Yang is clearly the front runner.
    DNC only polling the elderly over land lines.

    • Nevermore
      Nevermore 5 days ago

      @Charles Charlemagne
      Speak when spoken to.

    • Charles Charlemagne
      Charles Charlemagne 5 days ago

      lmao, the guy isnt as popular as you think, get over it....stop begging for free money

  • Robert Smith
    Robert Smith 22 days ago

    "Beto" hasn't dropped out yet? What a joke.

  • Sum Phag
    Sum Phag 22 days ago +1

    Insert comment about Yang.

  • nicoxis
    nicoxis 22 days ago +1

    Wow they didn't even do a cameo on Yang! whoever produced this video should be ashamed

  • Kevin S
    Kevin S 22 days ago

    Democrats are done there is no way the have any chance 2020 the lost so many people after there gun control push the should safe there money and stay home 2020

  • Tobi Paul Ajojesu
    Tobi Paul Ajojesu 22 days ago +1

    Andrew Yang needs coverage fam. And I’d totally support a Warren - Yang campaign

  • Aduha Dx
    Aduha Dx 22 days ago


  • Michael Ma Gill
    Michael Ma Gill 22 days ago

    All of them say that the President has been committing crimes against our country,name one and list it with proper evidence.This is why Trump will win in 2020.

  • Carlos Ibarra
    Carlos Ibarra 22 days ago

    Sanders / Yang

  • Joe Cook
    Joe Cook 22 days ago

    Does the main stream media ever read the comment feed? lol

  • Adam Kapraun
    Adam Kapraun 22 days ago

    “Communist party” ( Democrat party ).

  • Kelly Levicky
    Kelly Levicky 23 days ago

    I like Warren but I do not want Medicare for All, socialized medicine.

  • Admiral Wasteland
    Admiral Wasteland 23 days ago

    #HarrisClinton2020 VS #TrumpPence🇺🇸