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

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English Publication Date: March 10, 2020 Source: Politico Country: United States

The Democratic National Committee said Sunday's debate between Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders in Phoenix will be held without an audience over concerns about the spreading coronavirus.

Spanish Publication Date: March 3, 2020 Source: Página Siete Country: Bolivia

Tras que el debate de los principales candidatos fracasara por segunda vez, representantes de los frentes en carrera pidieron que los “términos de los debates” sean acordados, y que ante las múltiples solicitudes, los medios hagan esfuerzos por...

Spanish Publication Date: March 3, 2020 Source: Página Siete Country: Bolivia

Tras que el debate de los principales candidatos fracasara por segunda vez, representantes de los frentes en carrera pidieron que los “términos de los debates” sean acordados, y que ante las múltiples solicitudes, los medios hagan esfuerzos por...

English Publication Date: March 1, 2020 Source: Sierra Leone Times Country: Tajikistan

No debates, however, are taking place on state TV channels. Campaign posters can be seen on the streets and candidates are holding meetings with voters in their constituencies. The parties and nominees are also using social media to reach out to...

English Publication Date: February 28, 2020 Source: How to un-break the primaries Country: United States

It may be hard to believe — does it feel as if we haven’t had a chance to see the candidates square off against each other? — but the biggest change in presidential primaries over the past decade is the dramatic reduction in the number of debates...

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.