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2020 presidential election: Fox News to host town hall with Bernie Sanders

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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.). Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Fox News' Bret Baier and Martha MacCallum will host a town hall with Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders on April 15 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, with a focus on the economy and jobs.

Why it matters: Earlier this year, the Democratic National Committee barred Fox News from hosting any of its primary debates, after a New Yorker investigation shed light on the extent of the network's ties to the Trump administration. Sanders and Hillary Clinton appeared together in one Fox News town hall during the 2016 election.

Go deeper: Everything you need to know about 2020 candidate Bernie Sanders