Texas Southern University set to host 3rd Democratic debate

The third Democratic primary debate, hosted by ABC News, will be held at the historically black university in Houston.
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Transcript for Texas Southern University set to host 3rd Democratic debate
At this is sit soul food the line was long for the after church crowd at their roots food for conversation. What followed up with more of my 8 o'clock so it was a. Oh yeah ABC. New map and they're not right while. Seriously teahouse you will play a part in deciding who the democratic presidential candidate will be apple. Announced this morning by George Stephanopoulos. We'll interview broadcast in the September debates live from Texas southern university in Houston that's on September 12 and if necessary. The thirteen. It's not known when TSU was approached or what other venues were considered. But its president is pleased with the outcome. As the heart and soul look Houston the issue is proud to serve. A good venue for this upcoming debate you know not only does this reflect positively. On the university in the city of Houston but it will also provide many of our students with opportunities to work directly what they beat these so it's an exciting day for to issue. The first debate in Miami brought a big influx of visitors filling hotels and restaurants. Great justice restaurant just one block from the TSU campus. I think it's true that come here from all across the country would. And dog food just whether they would at the hotel so as not good not only convenient that this history without in the make. And it's a spotlight for the university which has a long history. And this salaam believes that national exposure will add to that people who problem. We've never loaded on never had an interest in politics we'll bring them. Together from all different race. Sporty SU students it's an opportunity to put their university on the national stage. We a great eight BTU. So. Is is really finally. Another way to do it yet you names out. America. And also a way to engage with first time voters. And here's that debate topic one incoming freshman suggest. And make audits free. And you wanna get Meehan just to make audits very out of their bill. That's how you do not vote straight backs Deborah Wrigley eight BC thirteen Eyewitness News.

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