Biden, Sanders to debate against backdrop of global pandemic

Posted at 5:28 PM, Mar 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-15 17:28:23-04

Sunday’s Democratic presidential debate is likely to be dominated by the mounting coronavirus crisis.

Just two candidates are left in the Democratic race: former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders.

They'll debate in a television studio in Washington without an in-person audience.

The debate was moved from Arizona because of concerns about cross-country travel.

It's the first Democratic debate in two-and-a-half weeks, and the first since Biden took command of the primary race.