First Democratic debate—Live analysis from NPR By NPR News • Jun 26, 2019 ShareTweetEmail Angela Hsieh/NPR It's Night 1 of the first primary debate of the 2020 election cycle. Follow NPR reporters' live analysis and fact checks of the candidates' remarks. Loading... Tags: Democratic debateElection 2020ShareTweetEmailView the discussion thread. Related Content Democratic Presidential Debate: See Who Takes The Stage For Night 2 By Scott Detrow • Jun 26, 2019 Updated at 1:15 p.m. ET Thursday A former vice president, four senators, a representative, a former governor, a mayor and a pair of entrepreneurs walk onto a stage ... where 10 other candidates tried to get their messages across to voters on Wednesday night. Millions of television viewers are getting their first extended look at the historically sprawling Democratic primary field over two nights in Miami this week.