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The CNN/YouTube Debates

Tuesday, July 24, 2007

As you may know, last night YouTube teamed up with CNN to broadcast a U.S. Democratic presidential primary debate unlike any that's ever been done before. Through the power of YouTube, people from all across the country submitted more than 2,900 video questions, some of which were broadcast and answered by the Democratic candidates live on CNN from the Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina. This debate was the first one sanctioned by the Democratic National Committee this year.

For 5 months now, presidential candidates and voters have been interacting directly with each other on our You Choose '08 platform. YouTube helped to further flatten the political dialogue by giving people from all walks of life an opportunity to ask questions of these candidates.

The same debate format will take place for the upcoming Republican debate on Sept. 17th. So let your voice be heard. You can submit video questions now through Sept. 16th.