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Biden And Harris Clock In With Most Speaking Time During Debate


Former Vice President Joe Biden earned the most speaking time with 13.6 minutes during the second round of democratic primary debates Thursday night.

California Sen. Kamala Harris clocked in with the second most screen time at 11.9 minutes, the Washington Post reported.

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders rounded out the top three with 11 minutes of airtime.

These numbers stand in contrast to New Jersey Senator Corey Booker’s debate performance Wednesday evening. Out of ten candidates, Booker earned the most exposure with 10 minutes and 50 seconds of speaking time, as per Politico.

Booker also scored the most search traffic, according to Google Trends.

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Texas Representative Beto O’Rourke came in second on Wednesday night’s debate with 10 minutes and 20 seconds, and Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren finished out the top 3 with just over 9 minutes, The Washington Post reported.

On average, the female candidates spoke for 8.1 minutes each, whereas each male candidates spoke for 7.8 minutes, as per the Post.

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