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US Elections 2020 Vocabulary

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Debates

Episode 4 / 09 Oct 2020

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D - Debates

Definition: 

A series of televised discussions where candidates are able to explain their policies and ideas to the nation.

More:

Although they are watched by fewer people than in the past, the debates are watched by millions and can help voters decide the candidate they will vote for.

Examples:

'The commission that oversees US presidential debates says it will change the format to ensure the remaining two encounters between Donald Trump and Joe Biden are more orderly.’

BBC News, 2020

'Donald Trump and Joe Biden met for the second and last presidential debate with less than two weeks before Election Day.'

The Independent, 2020

'President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden began the first US presidential debate with heated exchanges over coronavirus, race relations and election integrity.'

Sky News, 2020

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