The first debates between Democrats vying for the White House begin this week. Twenty candidates will take to the stage over two nights, hoping to make their mark in a crowded field. What candidates will you be watching for and why? What issue do you hope to hear the candidates speak to?
20 Democratic Candidates Face Off in First Debate
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The White House, Washington, D.C. (Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
Marisa Lagos, politics correspondent, KQED; co-host, KQED's Political Breakdown podcast
Melanie Mason, politics reporter, Los Angeles Times