The 1st Democratic Debates: Night 1 Takeaways : The NPR Politics Podcast NBC hosted the first Democratic presidential debate, which was split into two nights because of the sheer number of candidates running. In the first night, Sen. Warren stood front and center while lesser known candidates fought for face time with the country. This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, political correspondent Scott Detrow, political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben, and national political correspondent Mara Liasson. Email the show at firstname.lastname@example.org. Find and support your local public radio station at npr.org/stations.