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Coronavirus has upended all aspects of the 2020 race for president – from campaigning, to fundraising, to the conventions. Add to that list the debates.
The details of these big televised events are still being hammered out. But, due to safety concerns, it’s safe to say they won’t look the same as they have in the past.
So what will scaled back debates look like this year? And what role might they play in the election?
Diane asked Janet Brown, executive director of the Commission on Presidential Debates. She’s held this position since 1987.
- Janet Brown Executive director, The Commission on Presidential Debates
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