(CG) NOW AT SIX — YOUR LOCAL ELECTION HEADQUATERS —- BRINGS YOU ANALYSIS OF LAST NIGHT’S DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE. THE DEBATE TAKING PLACE — AS IMPEACHMENT HEARINGS INTO PRESIDENT TRUMP — PROCEED. (MM) EYEWITNESS NEWS REPORTER ANITA BAFFONI JOINS US FROM THE NEWSROOM — WITH REACTION FROM OUR POLITICAL ANALYST. AS ATTENTION IS ON WASHINGTON AND THE IMPEACHMENT HEARINGS, TEN PRESIDENTIAL HOPEFULS TRIED TO MAKE THEIR CASE TO THE AMERICAN PEOPLE LAST NIGHT IN THE FIFTH DEMOCRATIC DEBATE. “There was no clear winner last night.” THE DEBATE FOLLOWED HOURS OF IMPEACHMENT HEARINGS, MAKING IT ONE OF THE FIRST TOPICS OF DISCUSSION. “We have to establish the principle no one is above the law.” POLITICAL ANALYST JOE FLEMING SAYS THE LENGTHY HEARINGS OVERSHADOWED THE DEBATE. “You had like 10 hours of time of impeachment hearings. How amny people went from that to watching the debate in the evening?” ONE POLL HAS PETE BUTTIGIEG LEADING THE PACK IN IOWA, BUT WITH SO MUCH TIME UNTIL THE CAUCUSES THERE, FLEMING SAYS ANYTHING CAN CHANGE. A MOMENT THAT STOOD OUT, A SLIP UP BY JOE BIDEN WHEN REFERENCING HIS SUPPORT IN THE BLACK COMMUNITY. “They know who I am, t hree former chairs of the black caucus. The only black, African-American women that had ever been elected to the United States Senate… the whole range of people. My point is…That’s not true.” “I think people are now sort of expecting Joe Biden to have a few blunders at every debate. He is having these blunders that are sort of push him backwards.” SO FAR ONLY SIX CANDIDATES HAVE QUALIFIED FOR THE *NEXT* DEBATE, COMING UP DECEMBER 19TH. MEANWHILE — THE CHAIR OF THE REPUBLICAN NATIONAL COMMITTEE CALLED THE DEBATE, QUOTE, “QUITE BORING”… AND EXPRESSED CONFIDENCE THAT PRESIDENT TRUMP CAN DEFEAT ANY OF THE DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES.