And other major moments from last night’s Democratic primary debate.

Former U.S. Congressman Beto O’Rourke speaking with attendees at the 2019 California Democratic Party State Convention at the George R. Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, California. (photo: Gage Skidmore)

“I just want to be in it. Man, I’m just born to be in it.” — Beto O’Rourke, Vanity Fair

In another embarrassing misread of the Democratic electorate, one of Beto’s comments about his wife’s role in their family did not sit well with progressive female voters. Beto’s comment, that he helped his wife raise their children “sometimes” was no doubt intended to be self-deprecating.

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