Feb 9, 2020 - Politics & Policy

"SNL": Jason Sudeikis and Larry David return to skewer Democratic debate

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The latest "Saturday Night Live" cold open saw several guest stars return to parody Friday's Democratic debate in New Hampshire and the Iowa caucus app problems.

Details: The "SNL" debate saw Larry David's Sen. Bernie Sanders take on Jason Sudeikis' Joe Biden, Rachel Dratch's Sen. Amy Klobuchar and regular cast members. David's Sanders said he had an idea for the app "mess": "It's called no apps."

Go deeper: 4 key takeaways from the Democratic debate in New Hampshire

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4 key takeaways from the Democratic debate in New Hampshire

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The attacks grew more direct and the fault lines more defined Friday night at the eighth Democratic debate, as candidates looked to either capitalize on their Iowa momentum or stop the bleeding four days before New Hampshire primary.

Why it matters: Pete Buttigieg has the chance to make a huge statement if he can pull off a victory in New Hampshire, a state that his fellow Iowa frontrunner Bernie Sanders won in a landslide in 2016. Joe Biden, meanwhile, seemed ready to concede at the outset of the debate: "I took a hit in Iowa, and I’ll probably take one here."

Andrew Yang qualifies for February debates

Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders. Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images

The next Democratic debate scheduled for Feb. 7 will fall after the Iowa caucuses, four days before the New Hampshire primary, ABC News reports.

The latest: Andrew Yang on Jan. 26 became the seventh Democrat to qualify for the February debate after polling above 5% in UNH/CNN's New Hampshire survey, his fourth qualifying poll.

Go deeperArrowUpdated Jan 26, 2020 - Politics & Policy

Biden and Warren disappoint in New Hampshire primary

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Former Vice President Joe Biden is set to finish in fifth place in the New Hampshire Democratic primary, AP projects, with Sen. Elizabeth Warren in fourth.

Why it matters: The 2020 race has long been a four-way fight that includes Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Mayor Pete Buttigieg. But Sen. Amy Klobuchar has been inching upward.