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Democrats announce matchups for first round of 2020 presidential debates

Posted at 1:13 PM, Jun 14, 2019

The matchups for the first 2020 Democratic presidential debate were announced on Friday.

Four of the current top five Democratic presidential candidates will share a debate stage later this month, NBC News announced.

The first debate on Wednesday, June 26, in Miami will include:

  • Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren
  • Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke
  • New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker
  • Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro
  • Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard
  • Washington Gov. Jay Inslee
  • Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar
  • New York Mayor Bill de Blasio
  • Former Maryland Rep. John Delaney
  • Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan

The second debate on Thursday, June 27 will include:

  • Former Vice President Joe Biden
  • Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders
  • South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg
  • California Sen. Kamala Harris
  • New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand
  • Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet
  • Author Marianne Williamson
  • California Rep. Eric Swalwell
  • Businessman Andrew Yang
  • Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper


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