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It's showdown time in Texas.

Sens. Hillary Clinton of New York and Barack Obama of Illinois will face off in a Democratic presidential debate in Austin Thursday.

The debate, to be held on the campus of the University of Texas, will air live on CNN, CNN International and CNN.com from 8 to 9:30 p.m. ET. The debate will also air in Spanish on Univision at 11:30 p.m. ET.

For both candidates, a great deal is at stake. This is the first time in three weeks that the two remaining major Democratic White House hopefuls have debated. Watch a preview of tonight's debate

A lot has changed since the two debated in Hollywood, California, on January 31. Just five days later, Clinton and Obama both scored big victories on Super Tuesday, splitting two dozen contests from coast to coast. Read full article »

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Democratic Debate
Sens. Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama face each other in Austin, Texas
Tonight, 8 ET

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