Ahead of the 2020 US Presidential Election set for November 3, the first of four scheduled debates will take place this Wednesday (AEST) at Case Western University in Cleveland, Ohio. The moderator will be Fox News anchor Chris Wallace.
This first formal encounter between Donald Trump and Joe Biden will be followed by a second on October 16 (AEDT), to be held at Florida’s Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts and moderated by C-SPAN producer Steve Scully. A third debate is scheduled for October 23 (AEDT) at Tennessee’s Belmont University, with NBC News journalist Kristen Welker moderating.
Vice-Presidential candidates, Republican incumbent Mike Pence and Democratic challenger Kamala Harris, will debate each other on October 8 (AEDT) at the University of Utah, with USA Today Washington Bureau Chief Susan Page as moderator.
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For a second year running, Ben is joined (remotely) by John Beohm, to re-enact the spectacle of the 2020 Primetime Emmy Awards complete with hazmat suits, hotel phones ringing, Jennifer Aniston putting out garbage fires, Canadian bubbles, and an alpaca.