Bernie Sanders vs Ted Cruz: What Time & Channel Is the CNN Tax Debate Tonight?

Bernie Sanders vs Ted Cruz

CNN Bernie Sanders vs Ted Cruz

Bernie Sanders and Ted Cruz are facing off again tonight in a debate on CNN. The network is airing a special Debate Night in America: Bernie Sanders vs Ted Cruz, beginning at 9 p.m. Eastern tonight. The debate will run for 90 minutes.

Note: If you’re looking for information about the November 28 Bernie Sanders vs. Ted Cruz tax debate, see Heavy’s story here

CNN anchors Jake Tapper and Dana Bash are moderating the debate.

Here’s everything you need to know about how to watch the debate tonight.

DATE: October 18, 2017

TIME: 9 p.m. Eastern/8 p.m. Central; (The debate will last for 90 minutes)

CHANNEL: CNN (Click here to go to’s channel guide to find out what channel CNN is for you. Change the “Provider” to your cable/satellite provider.)

With attempts to repeal and replace Obamacare stalled, Republicans are now focusing on passing President Donald Trump’s tax reform plan. Tonight, Senators Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders will debate the best path forward on this critical issue. The two are ideologically opposed, making this a debate that will likely generate a lot of conversations in the days to come.

Sanders and Cruz will also field questions from voters around the country at the Town Hall Debate.

They last faced each other in February, when they debated Obamacare on CNN. While you’re waiting for tonight’s debate to start, you can rewatch their debate on Obamcare below: