USC’s Bovard Auditorium
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Democratic Presidential Primary Debate

Candidates gather at the Democratic presidential debate at the University of Southern California’s Bovard Auditorium. (Myung J. Chun / LAT)
CNN’s Larry King greets the candidates, from left, senators John Edwards and John Kerry, Rep. Dennis Kucinich, and the Rev. Al Sharpton. (Wally Skalij / LAT)
Campaign frontrunner Senator John Kerry chats with fellow senator and candidate John Edwards. (Myung Chun / LAT)
The Rev. Al Sharpton makes his point as Sen. John Edwards looks on. (Alan Hagman / LAT)
Sen. John Kerry responds to moderator Larry King as his rivals look on. (Myung J. Chun / LAT)
Democratic presidential candidates debate in roundtable format. (Alan Hagman / LAT)
Kucinich, Sharpton, Edwards and Kerry react to comments at the debate. (Wally Skalij / LAT)
Edwards and Kerry question each other as moderator Larry King looks on. (Wally Skalij / LAT)
Senators Edwards and Kerry. (Wally Skalij / LAT)
The candidates prepare to take their places at the start of the debate. (Myung J. Chun / LAT)
Sen. John Kerry greets Anthony Villaraigosa Jr., son of Los Angeles City Councilman Anthony Villaraigosa, left, at the end of the debate. (Wally Skalij / LAT)
Sen. John Edwards greets audience members. (Wally Skalij / LAT)
The Rev. Al Sharpton greats the audience at the end of the Democratic presidential debate. (Myung J. Chun / LAT)