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Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet to face Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg, Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders during first Democratic debates

NBC announced the new lineup for the first round of the 2020 Democratic candidates Friday. Here's what the groups look like.

In this July 4, 2017, file photo, Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., listens during a question and answer session with a small group of journalists at a hotel, as he visits Mexico City. Bennet will participate in the first Democratic presidential primary debat
In this July 4, 2017, file photo, Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., listens during a question and answer session with a small group of journalists at a hotel, as he visits Mexico City. Bennet will participate in the first Democratic presidential primary debates, NBC announced this week.
Rebecca Blackwell, Associated Press

SALT LAKE CITY — NBC announced the new lineup for the first round of the 2020 Democratic candidates Friday, Axios reports.

The debates will take place on June 26 and June 27.

NBC separated the candidates into two groups to decide who will participate on which night.

Orange group, on Wednesday, June 26:

  • Cory Booker
  • Julián Castro
  • Bill de Blasio
  • John Delaney
  • Tulsi Gabbard
  • Jay Inslee
  • Amy Klobuchar
  • Beto O'Rourke
  • Tim Ryan
  • Elizabeth Warren

Purple group, on Thursday, June 27:

  • Michael Bennet
  • Joe Biden
  • Pete Buttigieg
  • Kirsten Gillibrand
  • Kamala Harris
  • John Hickenlooper
  • Bernie Sanders
  • Eric Swalwell
  • Marianne Williamson
  • Andrew Yang

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