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The First Democratic Presidential Debate In 100 Words (And A Video)

Hillary Rodham Clinton, right, and Sen. Bernie Sanders, of Vermont, speak during the CNN Democratic presidential debate on Tuesday.
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Hillary Rodham Clinton, right, and Sen. Bernie Sanders, of Vermont, speak during the CNN Democratic presidential debate on Tuesday.

If you missed the first Democratic presidential debate of the 2016 race Tuesday evening, our friends at It's All Politics have wall-to-wall coverage. If you want a quickie, here's a 100-word recap — and video clip — of what happened:

Sanders foreshadowed a subdued debate without attacks. But he and Clinton had plenty clashes. When Clinton attacked him for voting against the Brady Bill, Sanders shouted, "All the shouting in the world is not going to ... keep guns out of the hands of those who should not have guns." The two disagreed on Clinton's support of a no-fly zone in Syria and over Sanders' support for legalizing pot. A surprise: Sanders declined to score political points, backing Clinton over the email issue. O'Malley wedged himself into the debate; Chafee and Webb did little to stand out. Here's the must-watch moment:

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