What Time Is the Second Presidential Debate?

The second debate between President Barack Obama and Republican Candidate Mitt Romney will be held Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 6 p.m. Pacific time.


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Presidential Debate Schedule

October 16, 2012

Topic: Town meeting format including foreign and domestic policy
Air Time: 6-7:30 p.m. Pacific 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: 6-7:30 p.m. Pacific 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.

Get a recap of who's running in the 2012 Presidential Election and explore past debates on 2012PresidentialElectionNews.com.

In the first presidential debate on Oct. 3, analysts and the American largely named Gov. Mitt Romney the victor. 

In the most recent vice presidential debate, there were mixed reactions to Vice President Joe Biden and Congressman Paul Ryan. 

Will you be watching the debates? What is the most important topic, in your opinion? Share your thoughts in the comments.

Mona Taplin October 16, 2012 at 08:53 PM
That sounds like a first class idea Phyllis!
Mona Taplin October 16, 2012 at 08:54 PM
Obamaphones? Geez! Are people still falling for that one?
Chris Kiely October 16, 2012 at 10:16 PM
Those Obamaphones will be collector's items. Only question is whether that happens in a month, or 4 years
Andrew Peceimer October 16, 2012 at 10:57 PM
The broken promises continue....and we are paying the bills.... http://thecable.foreignpolicy.com/posts/2012/10/16/state_department_official_negotiations_to_extend_us_troop_presence_in_afghanistan_s
Phyllis McArthur October 16, 2012 at 11:24 PM
Mona! wanna go shopping with me? The mall will be empty and we'll have the run of the whole place!


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