The third Democratic presidential debate is in the books, as the 10 qualifying candidates sparred over healthcare, immigration and foreign policy.
The nearly three-hour debate was alternately fierce and friendly, with a heavy sprinkling of pre-planned zingers in the mix. Did tonight’s showdown in Houston fundamentally alter the dynamics of the primary? Read real-time analysis from our political reporters below.
Commentary from national political reporters Melanie Mason, Noah Bierman, Tyrone Beason, Seema Mehta and Matt Pearce, Washington bureau chief David Lauter and columnist Doyle McManus.