2016 Elections

Re-Re-Re-Debating Begins to Test Clinton and Sanders

They're spending a lot of quality time together lately. And they're both honing their messages.

Sanders goes to Wisconsin.

Photographer: Scott Olson/Getty Images

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders shared a stage Thursday night for the third time in eight days. Their skills are being tested: The same old talking points are growing stale to those of us who watch every one of these things, but the campaigns know that new people are tuning in all the time. With every approaching primary and caucus, a new crop of voters is paying attention. Both candidates are good enough politicians that they manage to address both the new and the returning viewers.

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