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Well, we finally got to see all the leading Democratic presidential candidates on the same stage together last night at a debate in Houston. The question is whether that made the choices any clearer for voters. Let's give a listen.

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More than 16 years after the U.S. invasion of Iraq, former Vice President Joe Biden is still struggling to explain his vote for the war and when his feelings about intervention evolved.

On Thursday night, during the third Democratic debate, which took place in Houston, Biden said he "never should have voted to give [President] Bush the authority to go in and do what he said he was going to do."

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In New Hampshire today, 19 Democratic candidates made their case to the state's early primary voters at the New Hampshire Democratic Party's primary convention. Here's Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders.

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Joe Biden is being criticized for fabricating details in a war story that he told on the campaign trail. Biden is prone to these kinds of flubs and gaffes. He dismisses the criticism, and his voters are also forgiving. NPR's Asma Khalid brought us this story from South Carolina.

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