After speaking on stage in the presidential forum the candidates were taken to the spin room.
The candidates took turns sitting down with a rotating moderating team of Univision reporters to answer questions specific to their platforms, among other issues.
More was expected from the convention’s LGBTQ Caucus than congratulatory orations and cheap tokens of inspiration.
The gathering ahead of the March primary brought out supporters of all stripes—and costumes, dance moves and signs—to support candidates for president.
The rally was held a day after the Saugus school shooting, which left three students dead and three others wounded.
The highlight of this weekend’s Democrat convention in Long Beach is a forum Saturday evening featuring the party’s presidential contenders.
Roughly 5,000 delegates, guests, observers, volunteers, staff and media are expected, not to mention a bevy of protesters, lobbyists and others.
The forum will be hosted by Univision, the largest provider of Spanish-language news.
There are so far 18 contenders seeking the Democratic nomination, including California Sen. Kamala Harris and Rep. Eric Swalwell.