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CNN sets lineups for second round of Democratic debates

In this image, Bernie Sanders stands between Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.
Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris on debate night in Miami on June 27. Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

CNN has determined the schedule for the second round of 2020 Democratic debates, which will take place July 30-31 in Detroit.

Details: A live, random drawing during a "special edition" of Anderson Cooper 360 kicked off the debate lineup on Thursday. CNN said that both nights will have at least 2 top-tier candidates. Each candidate's podium position on debate night will be based on public polling, per CNN.

July 30: Steve Bullock, Elizabeth Warren, Tim Ryan, John Hickenlooper, John Delaney, Marianne Williamson, Bernie Sanders, Amy Klobuchar, Beto O'Rourke and Pete Buttigieg.

July 31: Bill de Blasio, Kamala Harris, Joe Biden, Michael Bennet, Tulsi Gabbard, Kirsten Gillibrand, Jay Inslee, Cory Booker, Andrew Yang and Julián Castro.

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