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Ahead Of 1st Debate, Democratic National Committee Whittles Down Wide Field Of Candidates

Jun 7, 2019
Originally published on June 7, 2019 11:55 am

Democratic presidential hopefuls have until next Wednesday to qualify for the first presidential debate later this month. So far 13 candidates have qualified, and the Democratic National Committee will only accept 20 total. Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson speaks with Michael Scherer (@michaelscherer), national political reporter for The Washington Post, about how the process works.

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