Robert Siegel talks to NPR's Mara Liasson, who is attending the NPR-sponsored Democratic presidential debate in Des Moines, Iowa. Hosted by Talk of the Nation's Neal Conan, it is the first radio-only presidential debate since Republicans Thomas Dewey and Harold Stassen squared off prior to the 1948 Oregon primary. (4:00)



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