After a close race in Iowa, Democratic candidates Hillary Clinton and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders are set to take the stage Wednesday night for a town hall meeting in Derry, New Hampshire, days ahead of the state's primary. The CNN-hosted event will be moderated by news anchor Anderson Cooper.
The event is set to run from 9-11 p.m. EST. Coverage will begin about an hour earlier, starting at 8 p.m. The format will be similar to a previous CNN town hall event where candidates appeared separately and took pre-selected questions from audience members. Unlike the last event, however, only two candidates will take the stage. Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley dropped out of the race Monday as election results showed he had little support.
The event can be found on CNN's television station or on CNNgo. It will also be available on CNN's mobile app.
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The event comes just a day after Clinton was announced the winner of the Iowa Democratic caucus. Clinton managed a razor-thin victory over Sanders and now both candidates have refocused their efforts on the upcoming New Hampshire primary next week.
"This is a fantastic opportunity for voters in New Hampshire and around the country to hear their plans to build on the progress we've made just days before the New Hampshire primary," New Hampshire Democratic Party Chair Raymond Buckley said, CNN reported.
Both Sanders and Clinton touched down in New Hampshire on Tuesday as Sanders’ team planned a serious campaign in the state. Sanders planned to spend more than $1 million on TV ads, the New York Times reported, after his campaign raised about $3 million in just 24 hours after the Iowa caucuses.