Presidential Debate Schedule 2012: Where, What And When

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Four debates have been scheduled to take place during the month of October ahead of the election day. The first Presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney took place at the University of Denver, Colorado, on October 3rd . The topic of the debate was ‘domestic policy’ and Jim Lehrer, host of NewsHour on PBS served as the moderator. Click here to watch the complete video of the first presidential debate 2012.

Four debates have been scheduled to take place during the month of October ahead of the election day. The first Presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney took place at the University of Denver, Colorado, on October 3rd. The topic of the debate was ‘domestic policy’ and Jim Lehrer, host of NewsHour on PBS served as the moderator. Click here to watch the complete video of the first presidential debate 2012.

Find all the information below on the remaining events from the Commission on Presidential Debates.

 

Vice Presidential Debate, October 11, 2012:

Joe Biden and Congressman Paul Ryan

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Air Time: 9:00 – 10:30 p.m. ET

Location: Centre College in Danville, Kentucky

Participants:Vice President Joe Biden and Congressman Paul Ryan (Vice Presidential Nominee for the Republican Party)

Moderator:Martha Raddatz (ABC News Chief Foreign Correspondent)

Sponsor:Commission on Presidential Debates

Topic:Foreign and Domestic Policy

Format:The debate will cover both foreign and domestic topics and be divided into nine time  slots of approximately 10 minutes each. The moderator will ask an opening question, after which each candidate will have two minutes to respond. The moderator will use the balance of the time in the segment for a discussion of the question.

Where to Watch: The debate will be broadcast live on C-SPAN, ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC, as well as all cable news channels including CNN, Fox News and MSNBC among others.

Live Stream: Check HuffPost Live, USTREAM, YouTube and Xbox Live for live streaming.

 

Second Presidential Debate, October 16, 2012:

romney vs obama

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Air Time: 9:00 – 10:30 p.m. ET

Location: Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York

Participants:President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney

Moderator:Candy Crowley (CNN Chief Political Correspondent)

Sponsor:Commission on Presidential Debates

Topic:Foreign and domestic policy

Format:The second presidential debate will take the form of a town-hall meeting, in which citizens will ask questions of the candidates on foreign and domestic issues. Candidates each will have two minutes to respond, and an additional minute for the moderator to facilitate a discussion. The town meeting participants will be undecided voters selected by the Gallup Organization.

Where to Watch: Debate will be broadcast live on C-SPAN, ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC, as well as all cable news channels including CNN, Fox News and MSNBC among others.

Live Stream: Check HuffPost Live, USTREAM, YouTube and Xbox Live for live streaming.

 

Third Presidential Debate, October 22, 2012:

obama vs romney

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Air Time: 9:00 – 10:30 p.m. ET

Location: Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida

Participants:President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney

Moderator:Bob Schieffer (Host of Face the Nation on CBS)

Sponsor:Commission on Presidential Debates

Topic:Foreign policy

Format:The third presidential debate will focus on foreign policy and be divided into six time segments of approximately 15 minutes each on topics to be selected by the moderator and announced several weeks before the debate. The moderator will open each segment with a question, after which each candidate will have two minutes to respond. The moderator will use the balance of the time in the segment for a discussion of the topic.

Where To Watch: Debate will be broadcast live on C-SPAN, ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC, as well as all cable news channels including CNN, Fox News and MSNBC among others.

Live Stream: Check HuffPost Live, USTREAM, YouTube and Xbox Live for live streaming.

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