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Democratic presidential debate coming to Wisconsin

The Democrats will come to Wisconsin.  On the day of the first Republican presidential debate to be held in Cleveland, the Democratic National Committee has announced a debate schedule consisting of six debates. 

Only the first four debates have set dates and locations.  The first will be held in Nevada on October 13th, followed by Des Moines Iowa on November 14th, Manchester, New Hampshire on December 19th and Charleston, South Carolina on January 17th.

The final two debates will take place in Florida and Wisconsin, but no date has been set yet.  The DNC only indicates the final two debates will take place in either February or March.

There are five notable candidates running for the Democratic presidential nomination.  Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is considered the frontrunner.  She is trailed in the polls by Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, Former Virginia Senator Jim Webb, Former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley and Former Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee.

In announcing the debate schedule, DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz says all five candidates have been briefed.  Wisconsin’s presidential primary takes place Tuesday, April 5th

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