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Harris, Buttigieg and Klobuchar shine in the fifth debate

Nov 21, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs

Only in the Trump presidency could a 10-person presidential primary debate with no clear front-runner seem anticlimactic.

After Ambassador to the E.U. Gordon Sondland's throw-everyone-under-the-bus testimony and Defense Department official Laura Cooper's testimony that Ukrainians knew by July 25 their aid was conditional on addressing Trump's concerns, it was natural to start the debate with an impeachment question, which candidates managed to guide back to their major themes: Sen. Elizabe...