This page highlights recent news and analysis on candidate debates from the international press.

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English Publication Date: June 28, 2019 Source: The New York Times Country: United States

Nearly 18.1 million Americans watched live on NBC, MSNBC, and Telemundo as 10 candidates clashed. The broadcast included a riveting exchange between Senator Kamala Harris of California and former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.

English Publication Date: June 27, 2019 Source: The Washington Post Country: United States

Ten Democratic candidates faced off in the second night of the first presidential debate Thursday evening. The four highest-polling candidates on stage dominated discussion, while the other six fought for air time.

Spanish Publication Date: June 27, 2019 Source: CNN Country: United States

Si la importancia de los votantes latinos para los demócratas estaba en duda (no lo estaba), la noche del miércoles fue una prueba de que los demócratas quieren apelar a ellos.

English Publication Date: June 27, 2019 Source: The Washington Post Country: United States

Former vice president Joe Biden — who faced the most attacks from fellow candidates — walked away with the highest speaking time. Biden (13.6 minutes), the top-polling candidate coming into the debate, spoke more than four times as long as former...

Spanish Publication Date: June 27, 2019 Source: CNN en español Country: United States

Cuando Beto O’Rourke abrió el primer debate demócrata al responder en español una pregunta sobre las tasas impositivas, pareció llamar la atención del senador Cory Booker.

English Publication Date: June 26, 2019 Source: The Washington Post Country: United States

NBC, the host of the debate, has pulled personalities from all corners of its empire: NBC News, MSNBC and Telemundo. The debate will be broadcast across those three networks for two hours a night for two consecutive nights. But with 20 candidates...

English Publication Date: June 26, 2019 Source: The New York Times Country: United States

Technical difficulties are every news producer’s nightmare. Especially during a political debate. On live national television. With President Trump watching — and mocking — in real-time.

English Publication Date: June 26, 2019 Source: NBC News Country: United States

Candidates will have 60 seconds to answer questions and 30 seconds to respond to follow-ups. And there will be no opening statements, though candidates will have a chance to deliver closing remarks.

English Publication Date: June 26, 2019 Source: The New York Times Country: United States

Technical difficulties are every news producer’s nightmare.

English Publication Date: June 26, 2019 Source: CBS News Country: United States

"Every Democratic candidate in the First in the Nation Primary has been talking about rebuilding the middle class, protecting reproductive rights, making sure all Americans have access to affordable quality health care, and much more," said Ray...