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How to watch tonight’s Democratic presidential debate

Washington (CNN)Leading Democratic presidential candidates will take the debate stage Tuesday night in South Carolina, days before the state’s primary. The 10th Democratic National Committee-sanctioned debate will be hosted by CBS News and the Congressional Black Caucus Institute in Charleston. What time is the debate?The debate will start at 8 p.m. ET. How can I…

Washington (CNN)Leading Democratic presidential candidates will take the debate stage Tuesday night in South Carolina, days before the state’s primary.

The 10th Democratic National Committee-sanctioned debate will be hosted by CBS News and the Congressional Black Caucus Institute in Charleston.

What time is the debate?

The debate will start at 8 p.m. ET.

How can I watch it?

The debate will air live on CBS stations and will stream on CBSN via Roku, Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV. You can also follow CNN’s live debate coverage.

Who is debating?

Seven Democratic presidential candidates qualified for the South Carolina debate:

Who is moderating?

CBS’s Norah O’Donnell, Gayle King, Margaret Brennan, Major Garrett and Bill Whitaker.

Who didn’t make the cut?

Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard did not qualify for the debate stage in South Carolina.

How was the stage decided?

Candidates could either qualify for the debate by meeting a delegate threshold or meeting a polling threshold. To meet the delegate threshold, candidates need to win at least one pledged delegate to the Democratic National Convention from either the Iowa caucuses, the New Hampshire primary or the Nevada caucuses.
To meet the polling threshold for the debate, candidates needed to meet the four-poll threshold or the early state polling threshold. For the four-poll threshold, candidates needed to receive 10% or more support in at least four national or single-state polls of South Carolina. To meet the early state polling threshold, candidates needed to receive 12% or more support in two single-state polls in South Carolina.

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