CNN Democratic Debate Live Blog V

Last roundabout:

Which enemy are you most proud of?

Chafee: Coal lobby.

O’Malley: NRA.

Clinton: Health insurance companies, drug companies, Iranians, Republicans.

Sanders: Wall Street and Big Pharma.

Webb: Enemy solider who threw the grenade that wounded me.

Closing statements:

Chafee: lists national challenges, relates it to his federal/state/local resume. Says he’s never had a scandal, showed judgment in Iraq War vote. “I am a proven peacemaker.”

Webb: I’ve always been willing to work for solutions to complicated problems. Led in Vietnam, led at Pentagon, led in Senate.

O’Malley: Very different debate than Republicans, eh? Nobody denigrated women, nobody made racist comments, nobody criticized religion, etc. Then goes into his standard agenda rap, goes all JFK with “new era of progress.” Very direct millennial pitch. Gets good hand.

Sanders: Again, the reverse American Exceptionalism rap. Then this: nobody can do anything unless millions of people stand up to billionaires. Solicits small donations. Fans cheer.

Clinton: Agrees on contrast between D and R debates. Suggests we’re “walking” thanks to Obama administration but need to run. Closes with new version of famous Clintonian “work hard and play by the rules.”

It’s a wrap!

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Ed Kilgore

Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.