Summer Concepcion

Summer Concepcion is the front page editor of Talking Points Memo based in New York City. Previously, she covered the 2016 presidential election for Fusion and worked as a researcher at The Investigative Fund of The Nation Institute. She's an LA native and former Chicago transplant. Reach her at

Articles by Summer

Round two of the first Democratic debates Thursday night kicked off with NBC’s moderators Lester Holt and Savannah Guthrie pressing the candidates about student debt relief policies, but soon escalated to direct jabs against President Donald Trump and the candidates talking over each other as they set out to distinguish themselves.

Both Trump and conservative commentators were following along.

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