MSNBC to Host Democratic Debate on Thursday

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MSNBC will be hosting another Democratic debate with the leading candidates on Thursday, Feb. 4, in New Hampshire ahead of the first-in-the-nation primary, the network announced on Sunday.

Chuck Todd and Rachel Maddow will host the debate, with Democratic candidates Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley expected to attended. The event will take place at the University of New Hampshire in Durham at 9 p.m. EST.

The Democratic National Committee is sanctioning the debate amid pressure from voters and candidates. The committee is apparently in the process of putting more debates in the lineup with the agreement of the candidates.

Both Sanders and O’Malley have slammed the DNC for the lack of debates, especially when compared to the number of GOP debates scheduled, and for holding the debates on weekends, when fewer viewers are likely to be in front of a television.

“I think it’s out of a false sense that they have to circle the wagons around the inevitable front-runner,” Sanders told the New York Times in December.

Earlier this week, the campaigns of Clinton and Sanders agreed to four more debates.

NBC News hosted the most recent Democratic debate, which was held on Jan. 17. The GOP held a debate this past Thursday.

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  1. sharon says:

    Oh lucky American, I bet they ask each one of these fools what they ate for dinner, and how they golf game was, you won’t hear any real questions from these mickey mouse morons.

  2. Beth says:

    Does Maddow ever change her clothes? She seems to ware the same outfit every night, I am shure she earns enough money where she could buy some more outfits .

  3. charlotte scot says:

    Will this debate also be streamed LIVE on the internet. Nine million Americans do not have (cannot afford) cable.

  4. Oh no!

    Not another boring debate about the issues.

  5. Patrick Hayes says:

    Clinton and Sanders are truly pathetic candidates. One must ask what has happened to the Democrats if this is the best they can do.

  6. Alex says:

    The Democrats and the MSM have damaged their reputations defending Hill and Bill, are they really worth sticking their necks out for? Bernie may be an old commie but least he’s not crook.

  7. ObserverMI says:

    Our Democrat party has ‘not’ been Democratic at all.
    They care not about us voters, yet only the ‘anointed one’, Hillary, whom they tried to ‘force’ on us again.

    And, MSNBC, really?? They, like CNN who ‘stacks’ the so called town hall questions and the people asking them, will give us what ‘they’ want, again.

    Hey… why not try holding it on FBN Fox Business Network? They put those Repubs through the wringer so, why not some ‘real’ fairness huh?

    What a JOKE our Dem party has become.

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