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Biden Vows to Put a Woman on Democratic Ticket
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Biden Vows to Put a Woman on Democratic Ticket

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden vowed to pick a woman as his running mate and temporarily halt all immigrant deportations during a Democratic presidential debate Sunday where the pronouncements competed with concerns about a coronavirus pandemic that has the nation on... Read More

Analysis: Biden's Pragmatism Shines in Virus-Centered Debate
2020 Elections
Analysis: Biden's Pragmatism Shines in Virus-Centered Debate

NEW YORK (AP) — As he campaigns for president, Joe Biden's moderate approach to governing often fails to excite his party's most passionate voters. But on the debate stage, as the nation wrestled with the consequences of a frightening pandemic, Biden's... Read More

Democratic Debate Moved to DC Due to Coronavirus Concerns
Debates
Democratic Debate Moved to DC Due to Coronavirus Concerns
2020-03-12 18:56:51
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The Democratic National Committee is moving Sunday’s presidential primary debate between Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders from Phoenix to Washington, D.C., due to concerns over the coronavirus. In a brief written statement, DNC communications director... Read More

New Qualifying Rules Likely to Make Next Debate the Joe and Bernie Show
Debates
New Qualifying Rules Likely to Make Next Debate the Joe and Bernie Show
2020-03-06 23:03:59
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON -- The Democratic National Committee increased the threshold for qualifying to participate in its next presidential debate, meaning the next time candidates take the stage, viewers will likely see only two: former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Sen.... Read More

Rivals Hammer Bernie Sanders at Crucial South Carolina Debate
2020 Elections
Rivals Hammer Bernie Sanders at Crucial South Carolina Debate

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Rival Democratic candidates moved urgently to blunt Bernie Sanders’ momentum Tuesday, charging in a crucial debate here that he is misleading voters about the cost of his ambitious agenda and warning that his nomination would cost Democrats... Read More

Andrew Yang Will be Back on Democratic Debate Stage in February
2020 Elections
Andrew Yang Will be Back on Democratic Debate Stage in February

WASHINGTON — Businessman and outsider Democratic candidate for president, Andrew Yang, has earned a spot in the upcoming eighth democratic debate in New Hampshire. To make the stage for the debate on Feb. 7, candidates have to receive at least... Read More

Democratic Debate Delves Into Sexism in Politics, Testing the Warren-Sanders Alliance
2020 Elections
Democratic Debate Delves Into Sexism in Politics, Testing the Warren-Sanders Alliance

DES MOINES, Iowa — Democratic presidential candidates covered familiar ground on health care and foreign policy in their final debate before the crucial Iowa caucuses, but they found themselves on more charged territory as they discussed whether a woman could... Read More

Democratic Debate Brings Long-Simmering Rivalries Into the Open
2020 Elections
Democratic Debate Brings Long-Simmering Rivalries Into the Open

LOS ANGELES — United in their disdain for President Donald Trump, seven Democratic presidential candidates aired their differences on health care, foreign policy and the influence of money in politics in a pugnacious year’s-end primary debate. The battle lines reflected... Read More

Democratic Debate in LA Back On After Tentative Union Deal
2020 Elections
Democratic Debate in LA Back On After Tentative Union Deal

LOS ANGELES — A Democratic presidential debate at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles is back on track after a labor dispute there was ended Tuesday morning. The televised debate, set for Thursday, had been in peril since last week,... Read More

Democratic Debate Ends With Clashes Over Race and Political Leadership
2020 Elections
Democratic Debate Ends With Clashes Over Race and Political Leadership

ATLANTA — Democratic presidential hopefuls clashed on the debate stage Wednesday night over issues of race and political leadership as front-runners were challenged on their ability to rebuild the diverse coalition that elected President Barack Obama. As the race for... Read More

Four Female Journalists Will Moderate Next Democratic Debate
2020 Elections
Four Female Journalists Will Moderate Next Democratic Debate
2019-10-24 19:59:21
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Four women journalists will moderate the next Democratic presidential candidate debate, MSNBC announced Wednesday. Rachel Maddow, host of "The Rachel Maddow Show"; Andrea Mitchell, host of "Andrea Mitchell Reports"; Kristen Welker, the NBC News White House correspondent; and... Read More

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