Listen: 6th Democratic Debate Livestream, Special Coverage Seven presidential candidates took part in the DNC's sixth debate on Thursday night. NPR hosted a live audio stream of the debate sponsored by PBS NewsHour and Politico.

LISTEN: Special Coverage Of December Democratic Debate

Live special coverage of the Democratic debate

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Editor's note: Live special coverage for this event has ended.

Seven Democratic candidates took the stage Thursday night to participate in the sixth and final primary debate of the year, hosted by PBS NewsHour and Politico.

NPR hosted live audio coverage of the debate online and on many public radio stations.

Read NPR's live online analysis here.

Due to narrowed qualification standards, only seven candidates appeared onstage: Vice President Joe Biden; Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders; Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren; Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar; South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg; businessman Tom Steyer; and entrepreneur Andrew Yang.

For a post-debate recap, subscribe to the NPR Politics Podcast.