In the next week, Americans are going to be focused on Detroit, Michigan. Not only is the next Republican debate set to take place there on Thursday, March 3, but the Democratic presidential candidates will be taking the stage as well on Sunday, March 6. This is due to the Michigan primary set for March 8. This is what is known so far on the Democratic Debate Set for March 6 in Flint, Michigan; News on Start Time, Schedule, Candidates, with Livestream and How to Watch Online.
As reported by MLive, the GOP candidates are expected to credit the Republican Governor Rick Snyder for Detroit's successes while the Democrats will continue to criticize him for handling of the Flint water crisis. It should be noted that the Democratic debate is set on the stage in Flint, Michigan. It would not be surprising if the water crisis of the town was not at least mentioned during the debate.
In fact, both of the Democratic candidates, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, have had a lot to say about Flint, Michigan. Clinton visited Flint in early February, calling what happened in Flint "immoral" from a pulpit of the House of Prayer Memorial Baptist Church. Sanders has also spoken about the issue as well, calling for Governor Rick Snyder's resignation.
The debate itself will be held in the 2,000 seat Whiting Theater. Jarret Haynes, the executive director of the Flint, MI theater is thrilled to host the event at a place used by the community mostly for theater, according to WNEM.
The Democratic debate is sponsored by CNN. So far, the Start time of the debate on March 6th will be 8 PM ET. Check out local listings for the debate for your time zone. Generally, CNN has been very good about livestreaming the debates, so if you want to do that, head to the CNN Live TV around that date to see it.
According to USA Today, the next Democratic debate after the March 6th one in Flint, MI takes place three days later on Wednesday, March 9. This debate will take place in Miami, and sponsored by Univsion and the Washington Post.
As for the Republicans, they have been putting out several debates per month, and March is no exception. The March 3rd debate does have a set broadcast time at 9:00 ET in Detroit Michigan. It will be hosted by Fox News, with moderators of Bret Baier, Chris Wallace, and Megyn Kelly. Considering that candidate Donald Trump skipped out on the last debate moderated by Fox News and Kelly, it will be interesting to see what he will do here. The next debate after that will be in Florida, from CNN/Salem Radio.