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National Journal reporters discuss the first Democratic presidential debate of the 2016 election, including Hillary Clinton's in-command performance; Bernie Sanders's big chance to take his momentum to a wider audience; and Martin O'Malley's attempt to get noticed for the first time this campaign.

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