The first GOP primary debate airs tonight at 9 p.m -- and lands on the same night as Jon Stewart’s special 50-minute airing of his last night hosting the Daily Show.
It's like a political junkie's Super Bowl and NBA draft rolled into one night of appointment viewing.
Not surprisingly, this must-watch lineup of politically charged cable television has prompted a number of viewing parties throughout Washington D.C. And many feature food and drink specials!
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Here's where to go:
Official Watch Parties:
D.C. Republicans Official Debate Watch Party
Johnny Pistolas (2333 18th St NW) This Mexican taqueria bar in the heart of Adams Morgan will serve $3 Tecate beers, $4 Pacificos and $5 Margaritas starting at 5 p.m.
Network for Progress Summer Progress Party Rooftop Mixer, GOP Debate/Stewart Finale
Cambria Suites Rooftop Patio (899 O Street NW)
PredictIt Debate Party
Union Pub (201 Massachusetts Avenue NE)
#StandWithRand Debate Watch Party
201 Bar Capitol Hill (201 Massachusetts Ave. NE)
Young Professionals Happy Hour and Debate Watch
Dirty Martini (1223 NW Connecticut Ave)
Montgomery County Democrats Watch Party
The Fire Station 1 Restaurant & Bar (8131 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring)
Prince George's County Democrats Watch Party
Olde Towne Inn (9421 Largo Rd, Largo)
Bars With Specials:
Looking Glass Lounge (3634 Georgia Ave)
Lou's City Bar (1400 Irving St. NW)
National Press Club (529 14th Street NW)
Ventnor Sports Cafe (2411 18th Street NW)