Tonight's debate includes the majority of 2020 frontrunners along with some candidates (like Williamson and Yang) who present very alternative ideas of what the U.S. government should look like.
"When you say they're going to repeal and replace your health insurance that you get from your employer..." Outnumbered co-anchor Mellissa Francis said, "when you say that, wow!"
Thursday's debate will feature Pete Buttigieg, Biden and Sanders as well as wild cards Andrew Yang and Marianne Williamson.
"A win for me would be that millions of Americans get a sense of me and my message and check out my campaign afterwards," Yang said.
While oddsmakers have generally followed the polls, there is one notable outlier.
His support excited students, but there are limitations to the help he can bring without being in the Oval Office.
With so many candidates, it will be difficult to keep score in any traditional sense.
For many in Generation Z, 2020 will be the first year they're eligible to cast a ballot for president.
"But wait, what about car loans? Let's pay those off, give everybody a free car," Huckabee said sarcastically.
The plans put forth by Warren and Sanders reveal stark differences in where the wealth used to pay for these loans would come from.
The chorus marked a subtle shift in what has been a remarkably collegial race between the Democratic hopefuls, who have mostly avoided criticizing one another and focused their ire on Trump.
"You've got a president who tried to throw 32 million people off health care. He ain't gonna run on that one," said Sanders.
"Whether it's Biden or Warren, Elizabeth Warren, or anybody else, what I believe is that in fact I am the strongest candidate to defeat Donald Trump," the independent senator from Vermont said.
It's Trump's challengers Americans need to hear—not their caricatures in his twisted hall of mirrors.
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders was asked during a Reddit "ask me anything" session how he deals with the negative connotations attached to democratic socialism in America.
"Trump is living in a parallel universe. He is way out of touch with ordinary people. He must be defeated," one candidate said.
The many tributes included touching stories, references to family separation at the U.S. Southern border and other calls to political action.
Biden and Sanders would handily beat the president in an election, according to the new poll
"The Trump Economy is setting records, and has a long way up to go," wrote the president.
The former Harvard law professor said that even though he could support Joe Biden, he couldn't pull himself to vote for Bernie Sanders.
"Donald Trump may not like it, but we are not an authoritarian country," Sanders tweeted. "The OSC recommendation is very clear."
"That's all you got?" House Progressive Caucus Co-Chair Pramila Jayapal said in response to continued attacks by President Donald Trump and Republicans.
For the first time since entering the 2020 race, Elizabeth Warren is ahead of Bernie Sanders by more than the margin of error in a national poll.
"While President Trump and his fellow oligarchs attack us for our support of democratic socialism, they don't really oppose all forms of socialism," Sanders will say on Wednesday.
Candace Owens, founder of the "Blexit" movement, said on Fox News host Laura Ingraham's show that welfare "socialized" black communities.
The poll shows 53 percent of voters say they would support Biden, while 40 percent say they would vote for Trump.
"What you need is comprehensive trade policies which represent the working people of this country, and not just the CEOs of large corporations," the 2020 presidential candidate said.
Not a single Iowa Democratic voter listed either New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio or Miramar, Florida, Mayor Wayne Messam as their first or second choices.
Bernie Sanders backed abortion rights and blasted male-dominated legislatures in a 1972 article surfaced Wednesday, revealing another decades-long contrast with Joe Biden.