September 13, 2019 | four:07pm
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Democrats introduced Friday that CNN and The New York Occasions will co-host the fourth Democratic presidential debate subsequent month at Otterbein College in Westerville, Ohio.

The controversy can be Oct. 15, and probably Oct. 16, if wanted, the Democratic Nationwide Committee stated in a press release. Whereas 10 candidates certified for Thursday’s debate, philanthropist Tom Steyer and maybe different candidates may qualify by the Oct. 1 cutoff date, that means the sector may very well be divided into two teams over two nights. If there are greater than 10, the sector can be cut up in two.

It will likely be moderated by CNN’s Anderson Cooper and Erin Burnett, and by Marc Lacey, the Occasions’ nationwide editor, and air dwell on CNN, CNN Worldwide, CNN en Español and stream on‘s homepage and’s homepage.

To qualify for the October debate, candidates should meet each a polling threshold and the “Grassroots Fundraising Threshold,” the social gathering stated.

Candidates should obtain 2% or extra help in not less than 4 polls sponsored by an accepted group, most main information organizations.

Candidates should additionally submit a certification ready by the candidate’s marketing campaign treasurer, demonstrating that the marketing campaign has acquired donations from a minimal of 130,000 distinctive donors and 400 distinctive donors per state in not less than 20 states, the social gathering stated.