CNN announces Democratic town halls in Nevada

CNN announces Democratic town halls in Nevada

CNN will host five town halls with the top Democratic presidential candidates next week in Nevada, days ahead of the state's caucuses. 

Each participating candidate will have an individual hour-long town hall airing on CNN platforms, the network announced Wednesday. 

On Tuesday, Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersManchin suggests pausing talks on .5 trillion package until 2022: report Yarmuth and Clyburn suggest .5T package may be slimmed Sanders calls deadly Afghan drone strike 'unacceptable' MORE (I-Vt.) will take the stage at 8 p.m., followed by former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegOn The Money — Presented by Wells Fargo — Pelosi plows full speed ahead on jam-packed agenda Blumenthal calls on Buttigieg to investigate American Airlines-JetBlue partnership LGBT film festival to premiere documentary about Pete Buttigieg MORE at 9 p.m., and Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharKlobuchar: 'It is evil to make it deliberately hard for people to vote' Democrats push to shield election workers from violent threats   Harris, CBC put weight behind activist-led National Black Voter Day MORE (D-Minn.) at 10 p.m. 

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On Thursday, former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenCapitol fencing starts coming down after 'Justice for J6' rally Senate parliamentarian nixes Democrats' immigration plan Biden pushes back at Democrats on taxes MORE will take the stage at 8 p.m. followed by Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenThe Trojan Horse of protectionism Federal Reserve officials' stock trading sparks ethics review Manchin keeps Washington guessing on what he wants MORE (D-Mass.) at 9 p.m. 

Between the two town halls, the five candidates will appear on stage at the Democratic debate in Las Vegas, hosted by MSNBC and The Nevada Independent. 

CNN said it invited candidates who qualified for the debate, as well as extended an invitation to former New York City Mayor Michael BloombergMichael BloombergWithout drastic changes, Democrats are on track to lose big in 2022 Bidens, former presidents mark 9/11 anniversary The tragedy of 9/11 — an inflection point in American history MORE, who has not yet qualified for the debate. 

A spokesperson for the Bloomberg campaign was not immediately available for comment.