Local Congressman Tim Ryan will take the stage for the first round of Democratic presidential debates on Wednesday night.

Ryan spoke to WKBN Tuesday about his debate preparations.

In all, 10 Democrats are facing up in Miami, Florida, while 10 more square off tomorrow.

The field includes more women than ever before.   Sens. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota and Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii will appear on Wednesday night. Sens. Kamala Harris of California and Kirsten Gillibrand of New York and the author Marianne Williamson will appear Thursday.

Also appearing Wednesday are Bill de Blasio, Julian Castro, Cory Booker, Beto O’Rourke, Jay Inslee and John Delaney.

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