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The Democratic Field has narrowed

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Along with fourteen million other viewers, I watched most of the Democratic presidential candidates’ debate last week.  It seemed to me, as it did to the experts, that nothing much changed.  The race appears to have boiled down to five viable candidates. The most recent Real Clear Politics average of various polls had Joe Biden going into the debate at 26.8 percent, Bernie Sanders at 17.3 percent, Elizabeth Warren at 16.8 percent, Kamala Harris at 6.5 percent, and Pete Buttigieg at 4.8 percent. No other candidate is polling over an average 3.0 percent, nor does any seem likely to do