Joe Biden, DNC, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand discussed on Washington Today

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Virginia resident with us mart phone catching what happened is a man engulfed himself in flames near the ellipse of the White House police cruiser cruisers seen rushing to the park as the blaze was extinguished. The man was taken to the hospital with life threatening injuries. In a statement, the secret service confirming that at twelve twenty this afternoon. A man lit himself on fire near fifteenth and constitution personnel assisted and rendered immediate first aid in politics. Former vice president, Joe Biden leads he's nearest presidential primary contender by eighteen points. Morning concept poll showing that Biden with support of thirty eight percent of democratic primary voters, Senator Bernie Sanders at twenty percent. The first round of the democratic presidential debates will take place this summer. I on MSNBC and then in July on CNN and today, we learned that the DNC will make it more difficult for some of the two dozen candidates to make the stage. When ABC is hosting the third run of debates in September. Two zero has the story for political. Earlier today, he explained this development change that the democrat national crazy announced the requirements. Third round debate and functional enough that people have to do any debates for the first second. And one percent and qualify pellets that counted and fifty five thousand dollars or five thousand dollars bothers now in the base later debate later on in the fall. Have two percent in phila- qualified polls bunker, said that one hundred thirty thousand dollars out of donors and. Early debate June and July. With more than twenty candidates now in the race. Could this be the first phase of the filtering process before we get to the primaries and caucuses? Oh, excellent. We ended the first debate and June and July don't knock candidate out certainly will right now. They don't help today with court. They're not the host of campaign ago that candidate qualify later debate more strict qualification photo Denocrat fields, comfortably say that they could be on the stage on, you know, on the fall right now ten th ago, a lot of candidates vying. If that donor member that one hundred thirty thousand donors, the particular challenge for a lot of people plenty of candidates, haven't even that Marquette, and pulling to two percent, a high bar to pay and it's not really a high bar fairly modest number. Many, many have not to percents national poll and in early states. So Nick debate state, you know, to call it quits not everybody will be out for me. What are the lessons from twenty sixteen in a very crowded, Republican primary? And how is the DNC applying those lessons in twenty twenty big thing? Learn from the public that they decided they did not want a quote unquote. Putting cable debate debate earlier in twenty six teen where probably been, particularly low polling candidates on the stage alone by themselves decorated out from the high Colin candidate, the front runners, the people about the democrat make them better. You could very out the Joe Biden leading everything that they have seen, especially he announced bending right next to gun wanted to a couple of Kohl's John Delaney congressman from one percent. John Delaney, and to gliding could be ending right next week. With these debates. Kenyon is this process and folds in the fall as you're indicating today. This is going to change. Yeah. Still plenty of time to go. The office Boston. You know, Joe Biden, if I was come out Harris if I would even people to judge I pretty confident that debate. Candidate right on the fringes catch someone like Kristen gillibrand insulate, who, you know, the summer that have to step up and maybe change from strategies that donor threshold at hundred thirty thousand nothing. Overtures nothing. Good Trumka donors. You know, somehow. Be on the ground off in early fake. Or what have you been to change if they want to stay on the headline at politico dot com? The DNC makes it more difficult to qualify for the third debate. The reporting Zach Montelera joining us here in Washington. Thank you for your time. On Wall Street, the Dow fell again losing two hundred and twenty one points. The NASDAQ was off by sixty in the SNP down nearly nineteen and a half. And this money news from open secrets dot org on the financial net worth of the presidential candidates. Among the Democrats on the list, leading the list is former congressman John Delaney of Maryland worth as much as two hundred eighty million dollars. That's followed by former Texas congressman Beto overwork whose maximum net worth estimated at just over sixteen million dollars at the bottom of the list, Senator Kirsten gillibrand, whose net worth is two hundred thousand dollars and.

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