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 SandersWinners and losers from the South Carolina debate Five takeaways from the Democratic debate Sanders most searched, most tweeted about candidate during Democratic debate MORE (I-Vt.) will take the stage at 8 p.m., followed by former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegWinners and losers from the South Carolina debate Five takeaways from the Democratic debate Sanders most searched, most tweeted about candidate during Democratic debate MORE at 9 p.m., and Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy Jean KlobucharWinners and losers from the South Carolina debate Sanders most searched, most tweeted about candidate during Democratic debate Democrats duke it out in most negative debate so far MORE (D-Minn.) at 10 p.m. 

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On Thursday, former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenWinners and losers from the South Carolina debate Five takeaways from the Democratic debate Sanders most searched, most tweeted about candidate during Democratic debate MORE will take the stage at 8 p.m. followed by Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenWinners and losers from the South Carolina debate Five takeaways from the Democratic debate Sanders most searched, most tweeted about candidate during Democratic debate 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 Rubens BloombergWinners and losers from the South Carolina debate Sanders most searched, most tweeted about candidate during Democratic debate Democrats duke it out in most negative debate so far MORE, who has not yet qualified for the debate. 

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