The Republicans have just finished their second debate and the democratic party is yet to debate the key issues. The nation is excited to see Clinton and Sanders finally go head to head and get some genuine media coverage on the Sanders campaign as he is now the front runner of the democratic party. There are some grievances over the debate schedule as there are only six debates scheduled and the dates are questionable according to some.
The party made the announcement on the same day that the Republican candidates are set to debate for the first time in Cleveland, Ohio.
Just four of the Democratic debates will be held before the key early nominating contests begin early next year.
After the October debate in Nevada, which will be hosted by CNN, the next Democratic debates are: November 14 in Des Moines, IA (hosted by CBS, KCCI and the Des Moines Register); December 19 in Manchester, NH (hosted by ABC and WMUR); and January 17 in Charleston, SC (hosted by NBC News and the Congressional Black Caucus Institute).
Debates are also scheduled to be held in February or March in both Miami and Wisconsin, with dates to be announced.
Two of Clinton’s rivals have said they are upset about the way the party has scheduled the debates.
“By inserting themselves into the debate process, the DNC has ironically made it less democratic. The schedule they have proposed does not give voters—nationally, and especially in early states—ample opportunity to hear from the Democratic candidates for President,” former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley said in a statement.
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