AARP, Des Moines Register to host presidential forums in Iowa
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The AARP and the Des Moines Register will hold Democratic presidential forums across Iowa this summer, according to a USA Today report Tuesday.

Twenty presidential hopefuls have agreed to take questions from audiences and moderators Kathie Obradovich, the Des Moines Register’s opinion editor, and Kay Henderson, news director of Radio Iowa, between July 15 and 20, according to the report.

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“These forums will put candidates on the record, and older voters will be watching,” John Hishta, AARP senior vice president of campaigns, said in a statement, the Des Moines Register reported Tuesday.

Each candidate will have 25 minutes to address 200 to 250 Iowan AARP members, in Iowa cities like Cedar Rapids, Des Moines and Sioux City. The events will be livestreamed on the Des Moines Register’s website.

The AARP has also invited President TrumpDonald John TrumpConway defends herself against Hatch Act allegations amid threat of subpoena How to defuse Gulf tensions and avoid war with Iran Trump says 'stubborn child' Fed 'blew it' by not cutting rates MORE to speak with its members before the November 2020 election.

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