What Sanders' Heart Attack Means For The Democratic Primary
How will Sen. Bernie Sander's recent heart attack affect the 2020 Democratic presidential race? His campaign says there will be little impact, and he'll be back in action for the fourth Democratic presidential debate on Tuesday, Oct. 15. We're talking with reporters in Vermont, New Hampshire and Iowa about how the dynamics of the race are shifting.
The Vermont Senator acknowledged that voters may take his age and recent health scare into account when deciding whether to support him in the race.
Nonetheless, the campaign vows Sanders will attend the upcoming Democratic presidential primary debate on Tuesday, Oct. 15 in Ohio.
Joining Vermont Edition for a discussion on how Sanders' heart attack and campaign event cancellations are affecting the 2020 presidential race are:
- Paul Heintz, government and politics reporter for Seven Days
- Clay Masters, lead political reporter for Iowa Public Radio
- Paul Steinhauser, a campaign reporter in New Hampshire.
Broadcast live Friday, Oct. 11, 2019 at noon; rebroadcast at 7 p.m.