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Dem presidential primary debate set for Miami



The DNC confirms it will host a Democratic primary debate in Miami March 9, sponsored by Univision and the Washington Post. This assumes, of course, there still is a Democratic primary race on March 9.

“Florida is a critical swing state with a diverse population, and it’s one of the states that got hit the hardest by the recession – too many Floridians lost their homes, their jobs, or both. We’re thrilled to partner with Univision to host one of our six DNC debates in recognition of the important and growing role Latinos play in our electorate. Our Democratic candidates will provide a sharp contrast with Republicans – including two on their home turf -- not only on the issues impacting the Latino community, but on the entire middle class and families across the country,” said DNC spokeswoman Christina Freundlich.

Here's the full schedule, starting with next week:

Tuesday, October 13, 2015
CNN Democratic Primary Debate
9pm ET (8pm CT, 6pm PT)
Location:  Las Vegas
Sponsors: CNN, Nevada Democratic Party
Moderators: Anderson Cooper, Don Lemon, and Dana Bash
Saturday, November 14, 2015
CBS News Democratic Debate
Location  Des Moines, Iowa
Sponsors: CBS News, KCCI, the Des Moines Register
Moderator: John Dickerson
Saturday, December 19, 2015
ABC News Democratic Primary Debate
Location: Manchester, New Hampshire
Sponsors: ABC News, WMUR
Sunday, January 17, 2016
NBC News Democratic Primary Debate
Location: Charleston, South Carolina
Sponsors: NBC, Congressional Black Caucus Institute
Thursday, February 11, 2016 
PBS Democratic Primary Debate
Location: Wisconsin
Sponsors: PBS
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Univision Democratic Primary Debate
Location: Miami, Florida
Sponsors: Univision, The Washington Post

[Last modified: Thursday, October 8, 2015 7:54pm]


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