Democratic presidential debate held at the University of Michigan-Flint, 2016 | Susan J. Demas
The lineups for the next two nights of Democratic National Committee presidential debates have been announced.
The 25-candidate field was winnowed down to 20 contenders at the upcoming debates to be held at the Fox Theatre in Detroit. CNN, a debate partner, on Thursday reported the matchups for the July 30 and 31 events.
The candidates scheduled for the first debate are: Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio), former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, former U.S. Rep. John Delaney (D-Md.), former U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas), author Marianne Williamson, South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.).
The second debate is set to feature: Vice President Joe Biden, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.), U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.), U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii), Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, entrepreneur Andrew Yang, and former U.S. Housing Secretary Julián Castro.
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