Mar 28, 2019 - Politics & Policy

NBC News to host first Democratic debate in Miami

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The first Democratic debate of the 2020 presidential primary will take place on June 26 and 27 in Miami, host NBC News announced on Thursday.

Details: Further specifics on the venue and timing are yet-to-be announced, as well as who will moderate. MSNBC, Telemundo and NBC News' digital platforms will also air the event. To qualify, candidates — of which there are already 15 Democrats who have formally announced — will need at least 1% support in 3 qualifying polls or be able to provide proof of at least 65,000 unique donors, with a minimum of 200 unique donors in at least 20 states.

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