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PoliticsCNN to host live 7-hour climate change town hall with 2020 Democrats

01:15  28 august  2019
01:15  28 august  2019 Source:   thehill.com

Eight Democratic presidential hopefuls to appear in CNN climate town hall

Eight Democratic presidential hopefuls to appear in CNN climate town hall Eight Democratic presidential candidates will participate in a climate-focused town hall hosted by CNN next month, the network said on Monday. © The Hill Eight Democratic presidential hopefuls to appear in CNN climate town hall So far, eight candidates are scheduled to attend the event: former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.), Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), former Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-Texas), South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg and former tech executive Andrew Yang. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.

( CNN ) CNN will host a Democratic presidential town hall in September focused on the climate crisis. The 2020 Democratic field has been united in promising to combat climate change , with many The most prominent proposal put forth by Democrats and backed by multiple presidential

CNN to host climate change town hall with Democratic 2020 candidates. Over the past several months, many Democratic 2020 In addition to CNN 's town hall , MSNBC along with the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service and Our Daily Planet, are planning to host a multi-day climate

CNN will host a live seven-hour "climate crisis town hall" next week with 10 Democratic primary candidates.

CNN to host live 7-hour climate change town hall with 2020 Democrats© Getty Images CNN to host live 7-hour climate change town hall with 2020 Democrats

Each candidate is allotted 40 minutes to address questions from CNN moderators and audience members at the town hall in New York, CNN announced Tuesday.

Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro will kick off the town hall at 5 p.m. The event will conclude with Sen. Cory Booker's (D-N.J.) appearance at 11:20 p.m.

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( CNN ) CNN will host town halls with five Democratic candidates vying to run against President Donald Trump in 2020 . CNN 's Dana Bash will moderate the first town hall Inslee is running as a rare single-issue candidate, making combating climate change the central rationale for his campaign.

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Other Democrats will participate in the following order: former tech entrepreneur Andrew Yang, Sen. Kamala Harris (Calif.), Sen. Amy Klobuchar (Minn.), former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Sen. Elizabeth Warren (Mass.), South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg and former Rep. Beto O'Rourke (Texas).

The network did not elaborate on how the candidate order was chosen.

Five CNN journalists - Wolf Blitzer, Erin Burnett, Anderson Cooper, Chris Cuomo and Don Lemon - will each moderate two candidates.

CNN's chief climate correspondent Bill Weir will also question candidates throughout the evening.

CNN's town hall follows the Democratic National Committee's (DNC) decision not to host a climate-focused debate. A DNC committee voted down the proposal last week in a 17-8 vote, after months of pushback from activists calling for the party to host a debate centered on climate change.

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