By Katie Galioto (Politico) –
The Democratic National Committee will host the first presidential debates of the 2020 election in Miami on June 26 and 27, the committee announced Thursday.
The two-night event, to be broadcast on NBC News, MSNBC and Telemundo, will be the first chance for candidates to square off against one another on stage before a national audience. The lineups for the debates will be chosen at random and announced at a later date, the DNC said,
The crowded pool of Democrats fighting for the chance to challenge President Donald Trump has grown to more than a dozen since the beginning of the year, with more candidates expected to join the race in the coming weeks.