Four 2020 Dems don't make debate stage

Four 2020 presidential candidates will not participate in the first Democratic debate.

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) on Thursday announced the 20 presidential hopefuls who qualified for the first debate

Four candidates, Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, Rep. Seth Moulton (D-Mass.), former Sen. Mike Gravel (D-Alaska) and Miramar, Fla., Mayor Wayne Messam, were not among them. 

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To qualify for the debates, candidates had to receive least 1 percent support in three polls recognized by the DNC or reach 65,000 individual donors.

The debate will be held June 26 and 27, with 10 candidates onstage each night. It is not yet known who will appear on which night. The debates will be broadcast on MSNBC, Telemundo and NBC.