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CNN, Univision Team On Texas Democratic Debate

2/11/2008 9:46 AM Eastern

CNN and Univision Communications Inc. will air a Democratic presidential primary with Sens. Barack Obama (Ill.) and Hillary Clinton (N.Y.) next week.

The networks, in conjunction with the Texas Democratic Party and the Lyndon B. Johnson Foundation, will present the forum live Feb. 21 from the LBJ Auditorium at the University of Texas in Austin from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. (ET).

CNN will present the face-to-face in English, while Univision will reach out to Spanish-language viewers. The debate will also be streamed live on CNN.com and will subsequently be available on-demand on that Web site and Univision.com. The debate will also encore on CNN and CNN en Espanol.

The debate will include questions from both CNN and Univision journalists and will be moderated by a CNN anchor.

Nearly a quarter of the eligible voters in Texas, the second most populous state in the nation, are of Hispanic descent. The state’s primary is scheduled for March 4.

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