Preliminary First Debate Sampling Mentions

Posted
June 28th 2019

Just looking at a few thousand documents dated to June 27 (day after the first debate), here are the leading phrases in stories mentioning a candidate, in order of most mentions 6.5:1 from top to bottom. For easier comparison, candidate names in all capitals.

health care
CORY BOOKER
nbc news
primary debate
adrienne arsht
(part of the name of the debate venue)
hosted by nbc news
wilfredo lee
(photojournalist)
ELIZABETH WARREN
performing arts
AMY KLOBUCHAR

BETO O’ROURKE
presidential candidate
president trump
JULIAN CASTRO
BILL DE BLASIO
housing and urban development
donald trump
JAY INSLEE
TULSI GABBARD
TIM RYAN
private insurance
JOHN DELANEY