Debate Showed Democrats Taking a Big Gamble By Leaning Left

The 2016 Democratic contenders are betting they can sell a changing country on a more ambitiously liberal agenda than Bill Clinton or even Barack Obama offered.

(L-R) Democratic presidential candidates U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Hillary Clinton and Martin O'Malley take part in a presidential debate sponsored by CNN and Facebook on October 13, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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