Here's what searches spiked on Google in response to Democrats' debate

Ten Democratic presidential candidates descended on Atlanta Wednesday night for the fifth 2020 primary debate.

The White House contenders debated a litany of issues, from abortion to trade policy to the House’s impeachment investigation.

Here are the searches that spiked on Google in response to the debate. 



MSNBC’s Rachel MaddowRachel Anne MaddowTrump dings CNN, 'Morning Joe' ratings as Tucker Carlson sets record Susan Rice 'humbled and honored' by rumors Biden considering her for VP Trump touts ratings for rally, Fox News town hall: 'These are the real polls' MORE was the most-searched moderator of Wednesday’s all-female panel. Searches for the “Rachel Maddow Show” host surged past those for NBC News’s Andrea Mitchell and Kristen Welker, and The Washington Post’s Ashley Parker. 


Since the debate began, searches also rose inquiring about the height of the 2020 candidates. South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegDemocratic lawmakers call for expanding, enshrining LGBTQ rights Democrats debate Biden effort to expand map against Trump The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Dems, GOP dig in on police reform ahead of House vote MORE was the most-searched in the category, followed by Rep. Tulsi GabbardTulsi GabbardFinancial firms facing serious hacking threat in COVID-19 era Gabbard drops defamation lawsuit against Clinton It's as if a Trump operative infiltrated the Democratic primary process MORE (D-Hawaii), former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenThe Hill's Campaign Report: Biden chips away at Trump's fundraising advantage The Memo: Trump grows weak as clock ticks down Nina Turner addresses Biden's search for a running mate MORE and Sens. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerSenators push foreign media to disclose if they are registered as foreign agents Joe Biden must release the results of his cognitive tests — voters need to know GOP senators debate replacing Columbus Day with Juneteenth as a federal holiday MORE (D-N.J.) and Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharThe Hill's Coronavirus Report: Rep. Rodney Davis says most important thing White House can do on COVID-19 is give consistent messaging; US new cases surpass 50k for first time The Hill's Coronavirus Report: Stagwell President Mark Penn says Trump is losing on fighting the virus; Fauci says U.S. 'going in the wrong direction' in fight against virus Hillicon Valley: Facebook takes down 'boogaloo' network after pressure | Election security measure pulled from Senate bill | FCC officially designating Huawei, ZTE as threats MORE (D-Minn.). 



Searches spiked for “What is a Rhodes scholar?” during the debate. Buttigieg and Booker were both Rhodes scholars before entering politics, which Booker pointed out during the debate.


Searches for Eureka, Calif., and fact-checking also skyrocketed during the debate.