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Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

We’re watching the fifth 2020 Democratic presidential debate. Join us!

Good evening, and wel­come to NPI’s live cov­er­age of the fifth Demo­c­ra­t­ic pres­i­den­tial debate of the 2020 cycle.

NPI staff are watch­ing and shar­ing impres­sions of the debate as it pro­gress­es.

MSNBC and The Wash­ing­ton Post the media part­ners for this DNC-sanc­tioned debate, which is expect­ed to run two hours. The media part­ners have put togeth­er an all-female line­up of four mod­er­a­tors drawn from their news­rooms.

It con­sists of:

Rachel Mad­dow, host of “The Rachel Mad­dow Show” on MSNBC; Andrea Mitchell, host of “Andrea Mitchell Reports” on MSNBC and NBC News’ chief for­eign affairs cor­re­spon­dent; Kris­ten Welk­er, NBC News’ White House cor­re­spon­dent; and Ash­ley Park­er, a White House reporter for The Wash­ing­ton Post.

Tonight’s line­up of ten can­di­dates is as fol­lows:

  • Mass­a­chu­setts U.S. Sen­a­tor Eliz­a­beth War­ren
  • For­mer Vice Pres­i­dent Joe Biden
  • Ver­mont U.S. Sen­a­tor Bernie Sanders
  • New Jer­sey U.S. Sen­a­tor Cory Book­er
  • South Bend May­or Pete Buttigieg
  • Cal­i­for­nia U.S. Sen­a­tor Kamala Har­ris
  • Min­neso­ta U.S. Sen­a­tor Amy Klobouchar
  • Entre­pre­neur Andrew Yang
  • Bil­lion­aire Tom Stey­er
  • Hawaii U.S. Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Tul­si Gab­bard

Our live cov­er­age begins below.

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One Comment

  1. Why do the mod­er­a­tors call on Eliz­a­beth War­ren (who I like very much btw) 4 times before they give every­one on the stage a chance to com­ment once! This is VERY unde­mo­c­ra­t­ic.. don’t make it a demon­stra­tion of bias. Five of us are sit­ting here watch­ing and fum­ing!

    # by eleanor georgi marqu :: November 20th, 2019 at 6:26 PM

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