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Democratic presidential hopefuls are on stage in South Carolina ahead of that state’s primary. The candidates’ battle follows Sen. Bernie Sanders’ wins in the New Hampshire primary and the Nevada caucuses. Follow NPR’s live fact checks and analysis of their remarks.


Republican Fred Keller and Democrat Marc Friedenberg meet for a coin toss ahead of the May 2, 2019, congressional debate for the Pennsylvania 12th congressional district.
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(Pittston) — The candidates seeking to replace former GOP Congressman Tom Marino clashed multiple times during a debate Thursday evening.

“Shame on you, Fred Keller,” Democrat Marc Friedenberg said at one point in the debate while talking about Russian interference in the 2016 election. At another point, Friedenberg called one of Keller’s criticism of him “pathetic.”

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HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's Democratic governor and his Republican challenger are about to face off in what will be the fall race's only formal debate-style forum.
Gov. Tom Wolf and GOP nominee Scott Wagner are scheduled to take the stage Monday night in Hershey at the event moderated by "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek.
Wagner wants more debates, but Wolf is leading in polls and fundraising and has agreed to take part in just one head-to-head encounter.