FACT CHECK: 4 Claims From The Fourth Democratic Debate (VIDEO)

Caitlin McFall | Video Journalist

CNN and The New York Times jointly held the fourth Democratic presidential debate of the 2020 election cycle Oct. 15 in Ohio. Millions of viewers tuned in to watch the candidates discuss a variety of topics, including reproductive rights, gun violence and jobs.

Twelve candidates made the cut for the debate: former Vice President Joe Biden, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, California Sen. Kamala Harris, New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker, Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke, former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro, entrepreneur Andrew Yang, billionaire Tom Steyer and South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg.

Tune in to the video below for our checks on four of the candidates’ claims.

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