13 Democratic Presidential Candidates Speak at Liberty and Justice Celebration in Des Moines
DES MOINES, Iowa — Thirteen presidential candidates are speaking to a crowd of more than 13,000 at the Iowa Democratic Party’s Liberty and Justice Celebration at Wells Fargo Arena Friday night.
The speaking order will be Pete Buttigieg, Joe Biden, Andrew Yang, Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris, Tom Steyer, Bernie Sanders, Michael Bennet, Julian Castro, Amy Klobuchar, Cory Booker, John Delaney and Steve Bullock.
Watch the event live here.
TOM Perez chairman of US National Democrat Committee “Mr. President Canada is our friend , Russia is not” ..13 Democratic candidates converged on Iowa tonight for Liberty and Justice dinner – the unofficial kick off for Democrats to try to reclaim power, @CBCNews @CBCTheNational pic.twitter.com/h4uxGvFaoH
— Susan Ormiston (@OrmistonOnline) November 2, 2019
The Iowa Democratic Party’s Liberty and Justice Dinner is officially underway here at the Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. A quick look at the stands reveal Buttigieg and Warren appear to have the strongest showing of support here by sheer numbers thus far. #LJ19 pic.twitter.com/v53kolCucz
— Priscilla Thompson (@PriscillaWT) November 2, 2019
— Ian already voted. Did you? (@IanSams) November 2, 2019
Former Vice President and current Democratic presidential candidate hopeful Joe Biden takes the stage during the Liberty and Justice Celebration dinner in Des Moines. @DMRegister #LJ19 #joebiden @JoeBiden pic.twitter.com/wQrtj6xwes
— Bryon Houlgrave (@bryonhoulgrave) November 2, 2019
— Annie Grayer (@AnnieGrayerCNN) November 2, 2019
We are a half hour away from my remarks at the 2019 Liberty and Justice Celebration in Des Moines.
— Julián Castro (@JulianCastro) November 2, 2019
Inspired and energized after our march into the Liberty & Justice dinner! There’s nothing like this team — organizing everywhere, meeting people where they are, and we have a lot of fun while doing it! Let’s go #LJ19! pic.twitter.com/GgUaZaW6E9
— Amy Klobuchar (@amyklobuchar) November 2, 2019
— Matt Klapper (@mattklapper) November 2, 2019
The Iowa fall Democratic fundraising dinner, now known as Liberty & Justice Celebration, is a crucial moment in Iowa for candidates to show campaign organization. On pure crowd size alone, Pete Buttigieg has the largest backing here, which comes as he surges in the Iowa polls. pic.twitter.com/Vh3lvTNkxD
— Bill Ruthhart (@BillRuthhart) November 1, 2019
— The Hill (@thehill) November 2, 2019
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard did not meet the threshold to speak at Friday's Iowa Democratic Party Liberty and Justice Celebration, which is expected to be attended by 14 other Democratic presidential candidates https://t.co/ObNLRKXLJJ
— CNN (@CNN) October 31, 2019