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How to watch tonight’s Democratic debate

The Democratic debate happens just before the New Hampshire primary

From left, Democratic presidential candidates businessman Tom Steyer, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, and Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., stand onstage, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, before a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by CNN and the Des Moines Register in Des Moines, Iowa.
From left, Democratic presidential candidates businessman Tom Steyer, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, and Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., stand onstage, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, before a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by CNN and the Des Moines Register in Des Moines, Iowa.
Charlie Neibergall, Associated Press

The final Democratic debate before the New Hampshire primary will happen Friday night, just days after the Iowa caucus. Here’s a breakdown of how and where to watch.

When is the Democratic debate?

  • The debate happens Friday night, Feb. 7.
  • It will last from 8 to 11 p.m. Eastern time (6 to 9 p.m. Mountain time).

Where is the debate?

  • The debate will be held in Manchester, New Hampshire.

Who is hosting the debate?

  • ABC, Apple News and WMUR will host Friday night’s debate.

Who has qualified for the debate?

  • Former Mayor Pete Buttigieg
  • Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders
  • Former Vice President Joe Biden
  • Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren
  • Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar
  • Andrew Yang
  • Tom Steyer

Who will moderate the debate?

Moderators for Friday night’s debate include:

  • George Stephanopoulos (ABC)
  • David Muir (ABC)
  • Linsey Davis (ABC)
  • Adam Sexton (WMUR)
  • Monica Hernandez (WMUR)

How do you watch the debate?

  • The debate will air on ABC channels.
  • CNN, Fox News, MSBC and other networks will have extended coverage before and after the event.

How do you stream the debate?

  • Hulu with Live TV and YouTube TV will stream the event.
  • You can watch on ABC.com using your TV login.
  • The ABC app is available on Android, iOS, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire Chromecast.
  • ABC apps are not available on fuboTV, Sling or AT&T TV Now, according to Syracuse.com.

What should you know about tonight?

  • The New York Times said: “Two of the candidates in the debate ... are locked in a virtual tie in the results in the Iowa caucuses. Sanders leads in recent polls in New Hampshire.”
  • NPR said: “Sen. Bernie Sanders in particular heads into the New Hampshire debate as a solid front-runner, fresh off a strong but delayed Iowa-finish, $25 million raised in January alone, and a sizable lead in the Granite State polls. Specifically — according to the RealClear Politics average — Sanders tops New Hampshire polls at 26%, followed by former Vice President Joe Biden (18%), former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg (16%), and Massacusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren (14%.)”