Get Informed: 2016 Presidential Debates

The next Presidential election is still a ways off but campaign 2016 coverage is in full swing.

Last week’s Democratic debate introduced the nation to several new candidates, as well as informing the voters on where many of the hopefuls stood.

Here some of the most notable moments of the event, as well as some tips on how you can best take advantage of events such as these in order to amplify your content.

Democratic Sen. Bernie Sanders comes to defense of Hillary Clinton on email controversy saying "let's talk about real issues." Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Democratic Sen. Bernie Sanders comes to defense of Hillary Clinton on email controversy saying “let’s talk about real issues.”

Hillary Clinton discusses the Benghazi attacks in Libya.
Hillary Clinton discusses the Benghazi attacks in Libya.

Morality takes center stage at Dem debate
Chafee zings Clinton as morality takes center stage.

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders vigorously outlining competing visions for a party seeking to keep the White House for a third straight term. AP's Haven Daley has more from the first Democratic presidential debate. (Oct. 14)
Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders vigorously outlining competing visions for a party seeking to keep the White House for a third straight term.

(Oct. 13) -- A tourism video for an audience of one on the day of the first Democratic presidential debate in Las Vegas, which Vice President Joe Biden won't (or will he?) attend. By Griffin Hammond and Matt Negrin.
A tourism video for an audience of one on the day of the first Democratic presidential debate in Las Vegas, which Vice President Joe Biden won’t (or will he?) attend.

The Republican party continues to dominate the election cycle and candidates will reconvene Wednesday October 28 for its third debate.

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