Dem Debates: Round Four

Headline Roundup October 15th, 2019

Tuesday's 2020 Democratic presidential debate, the fourth this year, will be hosted by CNN and the New York Times at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio. The format will include 12 candidates: Representative Tulsi Gabbard (HI), former HUD secretary Julian Castro (TX), businessman Andrew Yang (NY), businessman Tom Steyer (NY), Senator Amy Klobuchar (MN), Sen. Cory Booker (NJ), Sen. Kamala Harris (CA), Sen. Elizabeth Warren (Mass), Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg (IN), former Rep. Beto O'Rourke (TX), and former vice president Joe Biden. Expected topics include impeachment, vaping, Syria, jobs, and healthcare. AllSides will be live tweeting the debate; follow us on Twitter @AllSidesNow.

Dem Debates: Round Four

From the Center
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Twelve Democratic primary hopefuls are gearing up to take the stage Tuesday night at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio, for the fourth Democratic primary debate, in what is being billed as the largest single debate in a U.S. presidential campaign cycle.

CNN and The New York Times will host the forum, which will air from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. EDT.

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From the Left
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As Democratic presidential candidates barrel into the fall, they are still waiting for the party to write the rules for the most important events of the campaign.

The candidates are bracing for another round of strict new debate criteria from the Democratic National Committee, which has already halved the list of candidates making the debate stage and could once again shrink it drastically within weeks.

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From the Right
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A new national poll on the eve of the Democrats’ fourth-round presidential primary debate showed Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and former Vice President Joe Biden locked in a close race for their party’s nomination.

Warren stood at 30 percent support in a Quinnipiac University survey Monday of Democratic voters and independents who leaned toward the party. Biden, the unrivaled front-runner until Warren’s surge in the polls the past couple of months, was at 27 percent.

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