After data breach fight, Clinton and Sanders face off at Democratic debate

Supporters of U.S. Democratic presidential candidates Sanders and Clinton rally before the Democratic presidential candidates debate at Saint Anselm College in ManchesterThe rising tension at the debate between two rivals, who have largely refrained from attacking each other, comes at a crucial moment for Sanders, who is trying to erase Clinton’s lead in the November 2016 Democratic White House race just six weeks before Iowa holds the first nominating contest. On Friday, Sanders filed a lawsuit to force the Democratic National Committee to restore access to his voter files, which the DNC had blocked after the Sanders campaign improperly accessed files generated by the Clinton campaign.

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