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The Wednesday Slatest: Hillary Performs Well in Debate, Makes Reference to Peeing

The Wednesday Slatest: Hillary Performs Well in Debate, Makes Reference to Peeing

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Oct. 14 2015 2:54 PM

The Wednesday Slatest: Hillary Performs Well in Debate, Makes Reference to Peeing

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Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton at Tuesday's Democratic presidential debate in Las Vegas.

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The 2016 Democratic presidential candidates held their first debate last night in Las Vegas, a lively affair in which the candidates largely came across as civil and well-informed. Hillary Clinton seems to have won the night by demonstrating the kind of confidence and competence that made the idea of Joe Biden entering the race seem unnecessary, but she had her weak moments as well. More top-line takeaways from Slate's ace coverage team:

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