What Time is the Presidential Debate?

Here are details on Tuesday's debate between Republican candidate Mitt Romney and Democratic candidate Barack Obama.

The second presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney is set for 9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16. This one will take the form of a Town Hall meeting.

AOL will provide a live stream of the debate.

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Live Streaming Online: YouTube's Election HubAOL.

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Below is more detailed information on Tuesday night's debate, as well as the schedule for upcoming debates:



October 16, 2012


Topic: Town meeting format including foreign and domestic policy
Air Time: 9-10:30 p.m. Eastern Time
Location: Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York (Tickets)
Sponsor: Commission on Presidential Debates
Participants: President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney
Moderator: Candy Crowley (CNN Chief Political Correspondent)

The second presidential debate will take the form of a town 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.

October 22, 2012


Topic: Foreign policy
Air Time: 9-10:30 p.m. Eastern Time
Location: Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida (Tickets)
Sponsor: Commission on Presidential Debates
Participants: President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney
Moderator: Bob Schieffer (Host of Face the Nation on CBS)

The format for the debate will be identical to the first presidential debate and will focus on foreign policy.

Ken Adams October 16, 2012 at 03:38 PM
hey mark...vote early, VOTE OFTEN. the liberal way. or just let a bunch of illegals vote. that works well too.
Betsy October 16, 2012 at 06:33 PM
Thanks Adam for doing this. Is there anyway to keep these spammers out? It's ridiculous!
adam October 16, 2012 at 07:53 PM
i think our patch and all patch editions should stop this across the country i can't believe they want this used for the purpose it is being used
adam October 16, 2012 at 07:57 PM
i'm not a regular poster on here it is my hope other people will also do this so patch will hear us loud and clear, and since i will not have the time to play this role myself
bob lang October 17, 2012 at 12:47 AM
Have any proof for these statements or are you just throwing mud and hoping people are stupid enough to believe what you're selling?


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