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
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