What Time Is Tonight's Presidential Debate?

The second presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney will take place Tuesday.

After Joe Biden and Paul Ryan sparred throughout last week's Vice Presidential Debate, the nation's voters are looking forward to President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney's second debate: a town hall event focusing on foreign and domestic policy.

The second presidential debate between Obama and Romney is set for 9 p.m EST on Tuesday, Oct. 16. This time, Long Island will play host at Hofstra University.

Check below for more information on the Hofstra debate and the remaining debates leading up to Election Day.

AOL will provide a live stream of the debate, while Patch sites across Georgia will host a live blog for readers to comment while the debate unfolds.

TV Channels Broadcasting Live: ABC, NBC, FOX, CBS, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC and more, including CNN Espanol.

Live Streaming Online: YouTube's Election Hub, AOL.

October 16, 2012


Topic: Town hall format including foreign and domestic policy
Air Time: 6 p.m. PST
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)

According to the CPD, "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."


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