Over the course of two nights, 20 Democrats vying to be the party’s presidential nominee will debate a host of issues. The question is: Will anyone emerge as the front-runner this early in the 2020 U.S. presidential race?
The debates are set for Wednesday and Thursday, from 9 to 11 p.m. Here are three things to watch for, according to two Northeastern professors.
The debates could provide an indication of “the future identity of the Democratic party,” says Thomas Vicino, who is a professor of political science, public policy, and urban affairs, as well as chair of the Department of Political Science.