On the second debate night, Wednesday, former Vice President Joe Biden, California Sen.Kamala Harris, and New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker will be the most notable contenders in the roster. This sets up a sequel to the tense confrontation between Biden and Harris on busing and civil rights from the first debate. Biden has also signaled that he will critique Harris’s Medicare-for-all plan, while Booker plans to press Biden’s criminal justice record.
Also onstage on night two will be former HUD Secretary Julián Castro, business leader Andrew Yang, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, and Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet.