Dems Won’t Sanction Fox/CBC Debate

By Brian 

> Update: 4:50pm: A statement from Marty Ryan, Fox News’ executive producer of political programming: “We are continuing to move forward with all our debate partners — what Karen Finney expressed has no bearing on our course of action.”

“The Democratic National Committee announced today that it would ‘sanction’ six presidential debates,” The Caucus reports. But “the D.N.C. sanctioned debates will not include Fox,” Karen Finney, the committee’s communications director, says.

“The refusal of the party to consider sanctioning the Detroit debate… is a mark of an increasingly unified Democratic effort to marginalize the network,” Ben Smith writes…