2012 Presidential debate schedule begins Wednesday

 

The first Presidential debate of Election 2012 is Wed., Oct. 3. The University of Denver will be hosting President Obama and Mitt Romney debating the issue of domestic policy. The moderator is Jim Lehrer, host of PBS “News Hour.”
 
The second debate is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 16 at Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY. The candidates will be using a town-hall format to debate foreign and domestic policy. Citizens will be able to ask questions and Obama and Romney will each have two minutes to respond. Candy Crowley, CNN’s Chief Political Correspondent, will moderate. 
 
The last presidential debate will be held on Oct. 22 at Lynn University in Boca Raton, FL. Foreign policy will be the featured topic. Bob Schieffer of CBS “Face the Nation” will be the moderator.
 
Vice President Joe Biden and Congressman Paul Ryan will debate foreign and domestic policy on Oct. 11 at Centre College in Danville, KY. Martha Raddatz, ABC News Chief Foreign Correspondent is the moderator for this one Vice Presidential debate.
 
All of the debates are scheduled for 9 to 10:30 p.m., Eastern time.