Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren were center-stage for Night 1 of the second Democratic presidential primary debate — and it was all about them.
The two of them looked like a tag-team wrestling tandem, parrying one jab after another at what lower-polling moderate rivals called their “fairy tale” and “wish-list” policies. At times it was hard to tell the two liberal senators were competing for the nomination.
Those dynamics gave the obscure hopefuls — Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, Rep. Tim Ryan and, especially ex-Rep. John Delaney — a surprising amount of air time.
Tuesday’s event didn’t necessarily have one clear winner, but here are some superlatives from the second Democratic debate, Part I: