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Democratic debate: 10 candidates for 2020 face off

Jun 27, 2019 22:39 IST

As the United States gears up for the 2020 Presidential elections, 10 democrats participated in a fiery debate to stake claim to their party's nomination. Income inequality and health care emerged as dominant themes. Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, who set the pace, calling for a 'fundamental change' in the government and economy. She stood out in the crowded field with the argument that the US economy only worked in favour of the rich and powerful. "When you've got an economy that does great for those with money and isn't doing great for everyone else, that is corruption pure and simple. We need to call it out," Warren said. Weighing in against the Trump administration's hard line stance on illegal immigration, Julian Castro, the former housing secretary under President Barack Obama, broke through with an impassioned speech, in fluent Spanish. Needless to say, it became an instant meme! Former Texas Congressman Beto O'Rourke had his own plan for immigration reform, to directl