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Four Women Picked to Moderate November Democratic Debate - See the All-Female Team!

The fifth overall Democratic presidential candidate debate is airing in November, and an all-female team was just put together to moderate the debate.

Rachel Maddow, Andrea Mitchell, Kristen Welker and Ashley Parker will moderate the next Democratic debate on November 20 in Georgia, hosted by MSNBC and The Washington Post, it was announced on Wednesday (October 23).

The threshold for participation has once again been raised by the Democratic National Committee, meaning there will likely be less candidates at the event. Eight candidates reportedly quality so far at press time.

Rachel and Andrea host MSNBC shows, while Kristen is chief White House correspondent and Ashley is a reporter for the Washington Post.

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Democratic Debates Night 3 - Who Is Debating & How to Watch

The 2020 Democratic Debates are continuing on Thursday night (September 12).

The third Democratic debate will be televised live beginning at 8 p.m. ET from Texas Southern University in Houston, Texas.

To qualify for the third debate, candidates must have received donations from at least 130,000 unique donors and earned 2% or more support in at least four national polls through August.

The debate will air on ABC and Univision. ABC News will livestream the debate on ABC News Live, as well as on Roku, Hulu, AppleTV, Amazon Fire TV, YouTube, Apple News, Facebook, Twitter, and the ABC News, Good Morning America and FiveThirtyEight websites and mobile phone apps. Univision News will also livestream the debate on all digital platforms including Facebook, YouTube and Periscope.

The debate candidates will be: Senator Amy Klobuchar, Senator Cory Booker, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Senator Bernie Sanders, Former Vice President Joe Biden, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Senator Kamala Harris, Andrew Yang, Former Representative Beto O’Rourke and Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro.

George Stephanopoulos, David Muir, Linsey Davis and Jorge Ramos will moderate the debate.

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White House Responds to Taylor Swift Calling Them Out at VMAs

While accepting the award for Video of the Year at the 2019 MTV VMAs last night, Taylor Swift used her speech to promote the Equality Act.

The 29-year-old singer launched a petition earlier this summer to urge Senate to vote on the act.

“We deserve equal rights under the law. I want to thank everyone who signed that petition because it has half a million signatures, which is five times the amount it would need to warrant a response from the White House,” Taylor said while pretending to check her watch.

While the Obama administration would respond to all petitions that reached 100,000 signatures, the Trump administration has not continued the practice.

Now, White House deputy press secretary Judd Deere is responding to Taylor using the same statement they released about the Equality Act back in May.

“The Trump Administration absolutely opposes discrimination of any kind and supports the equal treatment of all; however, the House-passed bill in its current form is filled with poison pills that threaten to undermine parental and conscience rights,” Deere said in a statement to People.

Protesters Interrupt Cory Booker During Democratic Debate - What Did They Say?

Cory Booker was interrupted by protestors during Night 2 of the 2020 Democratic Debates on Wednesday night (July 31).

The 50-year-old New Jersey senator and presidential hopeful was speaking when protestors began shouting “fire Pantaleo” during his opening statement during the second round of debates.

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The chant was actually directed at New York City major Bill de Blasio.

The protestors were referring to Officer Daniel Pantaleo who is the New York Police Department cop who engaged in the fatal struggle with Eric Garner, who died in 2014 while in a chokehold. His death prompted protests for years to come, and is one of the several police killings protested by the Black Lives Matter movement. Earlier in July, it was announced the officers involved in his death would not face any federal charges.

The mayor has been strongly criticized for not firing the officers involved.

Democratic Debates Night 2 - Who Is Debating & How to Watch

The 2020 Democratic Debates are continuing on Wednesday night (July 31).

Ten presidential hopefuls will debate live on CNN at 8 p.m. ET with moderators Don Lemon and Dana Bash in Detroit, Michigan.

To watch, you can tune into the event at CNN’s official website, as well as the CNN and CNNgo apps for iPhone, Apple TV, Amazon Fire, Roku, Android TV and Chromecast.

Colorado Senator Michael Bennet, New Jersey Senator Cory Booker, former Vice President Joe Biden, former housing and urban development secretary Julian Castro, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, Hawaii Representative Tulsi Gabbard, New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, California Senator Kamala Harris, Washington Governor Jay Inslee and businessman Andrew Yang will all be participating in the debate.

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Sean Spicer Sends a Message to Sarah Sanders

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