Nevada Democratic Presidential Candidates Debate

Candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination participated in a televised debate at the Cashman Theater in Las Vegas,… read more

Candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination participated in a televised debate at the Cashman Theater in Las Vegas, Nevada. The debate originally aired live on MSNBC. Brian Williams was the moderator, with Tim Russert also asking questions. Natalie Morales asked the candidates questions submitted by viewers over the Internet. Topics included economic development, education, health care and the war in Iraq. Senators Obama and Clinton discussed a racially-charged issue that had emerged last week between their two campaigns.

The debate, to focus on issues important to minority voters, was co-sponsored by the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, 100 Black Men of America, IMPACTO, the Democratic African-American Leadership Council, the College of Southern Nevada and the Nevada Democratic Party. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Nevada Democratic Presidential Candidates Debate

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Program ID:
203607-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Debate
Location:
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
First Aired:
Jan 16, 2008

Airing Details

  • Jan 16, 2008 | 8:06am EST | C-SPAN 2

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