• 2020 debates: Biden-Harris rematch and progressive faceoff

    1 month ago - By Wood TV

    ATLANTA - The second set of summer Democratic presidential debates will feature a rematch with a twist, plus the first showdown of leading progressives as the party wrestles with its philosophical identity and looks ahead to a 2020 fight against President Donald Trump.
    Former Vice President Joe Biden and California Sen. Kamala Harris will take center stage in Detroit on July 31, barely a month after Harris used the first debates to propel herself into the top tier with an aggressive takedown of the 76-year-old Biden's long record on race.
    CNN, which is broadcasting the debates, assigned...
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  • CNN's David Chalian Points Out Segregated Result from Debate Draw: ‘All the First Night Are White Candidates'

    1 month ago - By Mediaite

    CNN's political director David Chalian made an on-air observation during the live draw the network held on Thursday to determine the Democratic debate line-up, and it was about the racial make-up of the stage.
    The panel had been analyzing the various match-ups that would be available during the debates based on their composition, as well as whether each night was mostly very liberal or mostly moderate and so on. Chalian then made the observation about diversity.
    “It's also worth noting in this, the most diverse field the Democratic Party has ever had, all the first night are white...
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  • Democratic Presidential Debates: Here's Who Will Be Sharing the Stage Each Night During the Second Round

    1 month ago - By TV Line

    Thursday night, CNN revealed which of the 20 top Democratic presidential hopefuls would be sharing the stage on which night of the second round of debates, which will be held in Detroit at the end of the month. The 10-candidate lineup for Night 1 includes Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, Amy Klobuchar and Pete Butigieg. Among those...
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  • CNN Goes All In on Pulling Names Out of Boxes to Determine Democratic Debate Line-up

    CNN Goes All In on Pulling Names Out of Boxes to Determine Democratic Debate Line-up

    1 month ago - By Mediaite

    CNN pulled out all the camera angles to determine the Democratic debate line-up, having multiple anchors shuffle cards to draw them out of boxes.
    Anchors, well, anchored three separate drawings separating the 20 qualifying candidates into three tiers. The last tier drawn being the frontrunners of Sens. Bernie Sanders , Kamala Harris Elizabeth Warren and former Vice President Joe Biden .
    Sanders and Warren will be facing off on the Tuesday night debate, while Harris and Biden will be again matching up for the debate on Wednesday night
    CNN's Ana Cabrera handled the shuffling of cards and...
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  • Democratic Debate Match-Ups Set: Biden Vs. Harris; Sanders Vs. Warren

    1 month ago - By The Wrap

    The fields for the second Democratic debates are set. Twenty candidates have qualified for the event, which will be broadcast live from Detroit. Given the size of the field, the debates will be split across two nights.
    Ten presidential candidates will debate on Tuesday, July 30. The remaining ten will debate on Wednesday, July 31 at 8pm ET on CNN.
    CNN held three separate draws on Thursday night, ensuring candidates with similar levels of support in qualifying polls were spread out across both nights. The first debates, held in Miami, were criticized as uneven, with four of the top five...
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  • Lineups Set for 2nd Democratic Debate

    1 month ago - By NBC

    The Democratic presidential candidates found out the second debate matchups in a drawing broadcast live Thursday on CNN. The debate will be held in Detroit, Michigan, and will be broken out into two nights, July 30 and 31. Dallas Crime Fighting Initiative Results The lineup for July 30 is: Gov. Steve Bullock; Rep. Tim Ryan; Gov. John Hickenlooper; Rep. John Delaney; author Marianne Williamson; Sen. Amy Klobuchar; Rep. Beto O'Rourke; South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg; Sen. Elizabeth Warren; and Sen. Bernie Sanders. The lineup for July 31 is: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio; Sen. Michael...
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  • Democratic Debates: CNN's On-Air Drawing Sets Fields For This Month's Double Feature

    1 month ago - By Deadline

    Twenty Democratic candidates will square off in the cycle's second pair of 10-person debates in two weeks, and CNN just held an on-air lottery of sorts to determine who will be taking their talents where and when. Check out the results below, after an explanation of how it went down. Before the reality-esque live drawing,...
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