Building a ‘city within a city’: The making of a presidential debate

Putting on a presidential debate is a massive undertaking — a high-stakes production relying on the smallest of details. Producers even timed exactly how long it would take a candidate to make a trip to the bathroom. Here’s how it gets done.

Originally published on CNN Facebook Watch show Go There on July 31, 2019

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The 3 keys to winning a 2020 debate

The 2020 Democratic presidential field is massive — and it’s running out of time to make a move. With 19 other candidates trying to make their case onstage, here’s what it takes to stand out from the crowd and win a debate in 2020.

Originally published on CNN YouTube show The Point with Chris Cillizza on July 30, 2019

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