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What Time is the Tuesday Presidential Debate?

Only one debate will remain after President Barack Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney face off on Tuesday.

Now that the vice presidential debate is history, it's nearly time for No. 2 in the presidential race.

The second debate between President Barack Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney is scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16. Check below for more information on that debate and the final debate—scheduled for Oct. 22—leading up to Election Day.

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Oct. 3, 2012

Topic: Domestic policy 
Air Time: 6-7:30 p.m.
Location: University of Denver in Denver, Colorado (Tickets)
Sponsor: Commission on Presidential Debates
Participants: President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney
Moderator: Jim Lehrer (Host of NewsHour on PBS)

The debate will focus on domestic 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.

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Oct. 11, 2012
Vice Presidential
Topic: Foreign and domestic policy 
Air Time: 6-7:30 p.m.
Location: Centre College in Danville, Kentucky (Tickets)
Sponsor: Commission on Presidential Debates
Participants: Vice President Joe Biden and Congressman Paul Ryan
Moderator: Martha Raddatz (ABC News Chief Foreign Correspondent)

The debate will cover both foreign and domestic topics and be divided into nine time segments 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.

Oct. 16, 2012
Topic: Town meeting format including foreign and domestic policy
Air Time: 6-7:30 p.m.
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.

Oct. 22, 2012
Topic: Foreign policy
Air Time: 6-7:30 p.m. Central 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.

Sheryl Maitland October 15, 2012 at 08:27 PM
You might want to check that...6PM in Carlsbad
Jay Berman October 16, 2012 at 04:23 PM
Bye Bye Barry !
Rob October 18, 2012 at 08:14 PM
Captain Crunch the Economy Obama can take his Gangster-Marxist style of Government back to Chicago..where the Pizza's Great and the Politics would make Al Capone look like a Choir Boy..!
Not buying it! October 21, 2012 at 06:35 PM
We're not buying it anymore B.O.!

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