Second Democratic Debate Lineup

On Thursday, CNN unveiled the lineup for the second Democratic presidential debate which is occurring in just under two weeks on July 30 and 31. The network televised what was known as the "debate draw" and gave viewers an inside look into the process of how which candidates were assigned their respective nights, a move which drew ire from many and left people feeling it was more reality television than politics.

There are 926 articles covering this topic, 41% (378) left leaning, 45% (420) centrist, and 14% (128) right leaning. 

From the left: Why the Democratic Debates Are Starting to Feel Like a Reality Show, NY Times

From the center: 2nd Democratic Primary Debate Matchups Set: Sanders Vs. Warren and Biden Vs. Harris, NPR

From the right: Biden, Harris are set for rematch in 2nd Democratic debate, Fox News

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Democratic Debate Results

On June 26 and 27, twenty candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination faced off in a set of two debates. Slots were drawn randomly to determine who would debate on which night. The first night featured Elizabeth Warren, Beto O’Rourke, Cory Booker, Amy Klobuchar, Julian Castro, Tulsi Gabbard, Tim Ryan, Jay Inslee, Bill DeBlasio, and John Delany. The second featured Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Pete Buttigieg, Kamala Harris, Andrew Yang, Kirsten Gillibrand, John Hickenlooper, Marianne Williamson, Michael Bennet, and Eric Swalwell. With so many candidates vying for public approval on the debate stage, there was a great deal of room for interpretation of the night’s events.

10844 news articles covering this topic. 47% (5044) are left leaning, 37% (4047) center, and 16% (1753) are right leaning.

From the left: Kamala Harris Makes the Case That Joe Biden Should Pass That Torch to Her, New York Times

From the center: Democratic Debate: Live Coverage And Analysis Of Night 2, NPR

From the right: Harris puts Biden's record on race on trial at debate; Trump predicts victory over Dems on this issue, Fox News

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Biden Campaign Announcement

On Thursday, former Vice President Joe Biden announced that he would be running for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020, after months of speculation that he would seek the position.

5198 news articles covering this topic. 38% (1951) are left leaning, 31% (1605) center, 32% (1642) right leaning.

From the left: Joe Biden Is Running for President, After Months of Hesitation, New York Times

From the center: Biden Launches 2020 Campaign As Rescue Mission For America's 'Soul', NPR

From the right: Obama praises Biden but stops short of endorsing him, New York Post

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Buttigieg Campaign Announcement

On Sunday, South Bend Mayor and 2020 presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg officially announced his candidacy for president.

573 news articles covered this topic: 75% (430) are left leaning, 21% (118) center, and, 4% (25) are right leaning.

From the left: Pete Buttigieg says he can beat Donald Trump in 2020, Washington Post

From the center: Pete Buttigieg Helped Transform South Bend As Mayor, But Some Feel Left Out, NPR

From the right: Pete Buttigieg formally announces 2020 presidential run, Fox News

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Beto O’Rourke enters 2020 race

Earlier today, Robert “Beto” O’Rourke announced his 2020 presidential campaign.

We ran the numbers: There are 85 news articles covering this topic. 59% (50) are left leaning, 14% (12) center, 13% (11) right leaning, and 14% (12) articles were from sources not analyzed by Nobias.

From the left: Beto O'Rourke enters the 2020 race as the wildcard candidate, CNN

From the center: Beto O'Rourke Announces His Run For President In 2020 , NPR

From the right: Beto O'Rourke officially enters 2020 race for President, Washington Times

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