CNN will host the first Democratic presidential primary debate on October 13. The cable news network and Democratic National Committee announced the news today, just hours before the first Republican primary debate airs on Fox News Channel.
The debate will feature candidates for the Democratic nomination for President and will take place in Nevada, with exact location details to be released in the coming days.
CNN will serve as the exclusive national broadcaster of the debate and a CNN anchor will moderate. In addition to live primetime airing on CNN, CNNgo, CNN Español and CNN International; Westwood One News will be the exclusive radio broadcaster.
CNN’s first Republican candidates’ debate airs Wednesday, September 16th from the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, CA.