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

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English Publication Date: February 25, 2020 Source: The Washington Post Country: United States

The moderators: There were two big problems here. One was that this was a complete free-for-all for much of the debate, with candidates talking over one another and with no one enforcing the rules. Playing loose can work when it means the...

English Publication Date: February 25, 2020 Source: MinnPost Country: United States

 

Why not Minnesota? As a Super Tuesday state without a lot of delegate weight, “Minnesota, I guess, hasn’t really been all that important in the primary process,” Kondik said. “It’s not a huge delegate prize.”

English Publication Date: February 24, 2020 Source: WOTV4 Country: United States

“We’re looking forward to hearing from the people who know about the upcoming elections in Michigan, the U.S. Census and the presidential debate scheduled in Ann Arbor in October,” said Paula D. Cunningham, State Director of AARP Michigan.

Spanish Publication Date: February 22, 2020 Source: Página Siete Country: Bolivia

El primer debate presidencial de cara  a los comicios del 3 de mayo no logró concretarse por falta de voluntad de los aspirantes a la silla presidencial, según los organizadores. En respuesta, voceros y jefes de campaña de cuatro de los frentes...

English Publication Date: February 22, 2020 Source: AZ Central Country: United States

The Democratic National Committee has set up a page for the public to apply for tickets to the March 15 presidential debate in Phoenix, though the location and time of the event have not been announced.

English Publication Date: February 21, 2020 Source: Stabroek News Country: Guyana

President of the University of Guyana Senior Staff Association, Dr Jewel Thomas, told the audience that all parties had been invited, and so any which were not participating did so out of choice. Conscious that a presidential candidate might not...

English Publication Date: February 15, 2020 Source: Stabroek News Country: Guyana

In effect, there would be a separate, later, debate for just the Coalition and the PPP.  What you therefore had is a rehashing of the distinction we rejected in the first proposed debate: one session for the duopoly to dance with each other alone...

English Publication Date: February 12, 2020 Source: Deseret News Country: United States

Officials representing the U. and the Utah Debate Commission asked members of the Utah Legislature’s Higher Education Appropriations Subcommittee for $1.5 million to help cover security and other costs of hosting the event on Oct. 7 in Kingsbury...

English Publication Date: February 12, 2020 Source: Stabroek News Country: Guyana

The University of Guyana Workers Union (UGWU) in collaboration with Move On Guyana Inc is hosting a series of political debates between the political parties contesting the 2020 general and regional elections.

English Publication Date: February 12, 2020 Source: The Hill Country: United States

President Trump on Wednesday said he would debate the eventual Democratic presidential nominee, putting to rest, at least temporarily, questions about whether he would take part in general election debates.