How long each candidate has talked at the November Democratic presidential debate

Which candidate spoke the longest at the Atlanta debate? Who spoke the least? NBC News tracked how long each candidate talks.
A composite image of the leading Democratic presidential candidates.
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By Jiachuan Wu, Joe Murphy and Jeremia Kimelman

In these presidential debates, the leader in the polls tends to get more speaking time. In October’s debate it was Elizabeth Warren. In September it was Joe Biden. In November, despite Pete Buttigieg’s Iowa surge, it was Warren again.

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