• BC-US--Election 2020-Debates, ADVISORY, US

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    The first 2020 Democratic presidential primary debate will take place Wednesday and Thursday nights at the Adrienne Arsht Center in Miami. The debate is hosted by NBC News, MSNBC and Telemundo. It will air live on all three networks from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. EDT.

    For up-to-the-minute coverage, visit Coverage Plan at https://newsroom.ap.org

    A look at the AP’s planned coverage:

    MONDAY:

    ELECTION 2020-DEMOCRATS: Democrats are preparing for the most consequential week of the 2020 campaign season so far. One key question looms ahead of the first debate: Will Democrats savage one another _ or President Donald Trump _ with the eyes of the nation on them? There are no easy answers for candidates desperate for a break-out moment. By Steve Peoples.

    ELECTION 2020-DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES _ A look at the contenders seeking the Democratic nomination for president.

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    TUESDAY:

    ELECTION 2020-DEBATE: Setup of debate looking at what’s at stake in the first match of the primary season. By Juana Summers.

    ELECTION 2020-DEBATE-MEDIA: It’s not just 20 candidates who have a lot on the line in this week’s first Democratic debate. So does NBC News, which is telecasting it over three networks over two nights. By Media Writer David Bauder. 750 words.

    ELECTION 2020-MIAMI-CLIMATE: Residents and community leaders will be listening keenly during the first presidential debates for proposals to stave off the effects of climate change as the city cleans up from a recent storm that created ankle-deep floodwaters. By Curt Anderson and Ellis Rua. AP Photos.

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    WEDNESDAY:

    ELECTION 2020-DEBATE: Democrats gather in Miami for the first debate of the 2020 primary season. Debate takes place 9 p.m.-11 p.m. EDT. By Steve Peoples and Juana Summers.

    ELECTION 2020-THE LATEST: Latest developments in Miami debates. Will be updated throughout the day.

    ELECTION 2020-DEBATE-WHAT TO WATCH: Chunky text preview of what to watch during first night of debate. By Laurie Kellman.

    ELECTION 2020-DEBATE-TAKEAWAYS: Takeaways from the first-night debate. By Nicholas Riccardi.

    ELECTION 2020-DEBATE-MONEY: How much money the candidates raised off the first-night debate. By Brian Slodysko.

    ELECTION 2020-DEBATE-FACT CHECK: Fact check on 1st debate.

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    THURSDAY:

    ELECTION 2020-DEBATE: Continuing coverage of debates in Miami. Includes wrap of first debate and developments on 2nd debate throughout the day and evening. Debate takes place 9 p.m.-11 p.m. EDT. By Steve Peoples and Juana Summers.

    ELECTION 2020-THE LATEST: Latest developments in Miami debates. Will be updated throughout the day.

    ELECTION 2020-DEBATE-WHAT TO WATCH: Chunky text preview of what to watch during second night of debate. By Laurie Kellman.

    ELECTION 2020-DEBATE-TAKEAWAYS: Takeaways from the first-night debate. By Nicholas Riccardi.

    ELECTION 2020-DEBATE-MONEY: How much money the candidates raised off the first-night debate. By Brian Slodysko.

    ELECTION 2020-DEBATE-FACT CHECK: Fact check on 2nd debate.

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    FRIDAY:

    ELECTION 2020-DEBATE: Final wrap of Democrats’ first debate of the 2020 primary season. By Steve Peoples, Juana Summers and Elana Schor.

    ELECTION 2020-DEBATE-MONEY: How much money the candidates raised off the inaugural debates. By Brian Slodysko.

    ELECTION 2020-DEBATE-ANALYSIS: News analysis on what the first debate of the season means for the Democratic primary. By Julie Pace.

    ELECTION 2020-DEBATE-DNC: Fallout for DNC from the debate, including frustration over rules, format, whether any changes are ahead. By Bill Barrow.

    ELECTION 2020-DEBATE-TAKEAWAYS: Takeaways from the final debate night. By Nicholas Riccardi.

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    PHOTOS:

    Photos will be expedited from both debates.

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    VIDEO:

    On Tuesday, AP will release an NR/CR video package at 1 a.m. EDT previewing what we can expect from the candidates on debate night.

    On Wednesday and Thursday, AP will provide live pictures from the venue and have cameras around the arena to potentially capture candidates arriving or speaking. While NBC has not yet announced usage rules for the debate, AP expects to receive permission to edit debate clips for domestic and international broadcast clients (NR). Traditionally, NBC does not permit editing debate clips for online usage (CR). After the debate, AP will provide edited analysis for broadcast and online clients (NR/CR) and have cameras in the spin room to gather reaction from available candidates. All potential reaction will be edited for broadcast and online clients (NR/CR).

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