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Political Cornflakes: What the Democratic candidates have to do to win tonight’s debate

Happy Tuesday! Sen. Elizabeth Warren needs to stand out as the unequivocal leader. Former Vice President Joe Biden needs to prove he can handle attacks from President Donald Trump and his Democratic rivals at the same time. Sen. Bernie Sanders, recovering from a recent heart attack, needs to fend off concerns about his health while staying focused on the issues. As Democratic presidential candidate again take the stage to debate, The Washington Post breaks down the ways leading candidates can stay in the lead and the struggling ones can break through. [WaPost]

Topping the news: Mayoral candidates Luz Escamilla and Erin Mendenhall crossed swords over neglect of Salt Lake City’s west side and the shelter-bed gap in Utah’s new homeless services plan during a debate Monday sponsored by The Salt Lake Tribune and Fox13.