Presidential Debates in a Highly Polarized America: UNLV Expert Available

The COVID-19 pandemic. Race relations. The Supreme Court. The economy. When President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden meet for the first of three presidential debates on Tuesday night, millions of viewers are expected to tune in. But will America really be listening? Given the country’s all-time high partisanship and the extremely tiny pool of voters who have yet to make up their minds five weeks out from the 2020 general election, analysts are putting in their bets on the influence of televised debates and the chances of actually swaying voters.

Political scientists offers tips, insight on what to watch for as presidential debates begin

The 2020 Democratic presidential debates begin this week in Miami, the first face-off among candidates in what might be one of the largest primary fields in recent U.S. history. The unusual format features 10 candidates squaring off on Wednesday, with…