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Presidential Debate Highlights Unanswered Questions About Moderator Diversity And Domestic Policy (SLIDESHOW)

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PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE QUESTIONS
Jim Lehrer, the moderator at the Obama-Romney debate on October 3, 2012. | AP

Critics had blasted the Commission on Presidential Debates for picking a notably undiverse pack of moderators this year.

Wednesday night’s kickoff seemed to confirm those concerns. An aging Jim Lehrer let the candidates interrupt him and trample time limits, while neglecting to ask probing questions or follow ups. The result was a debate where the domestic policy issues left untouched proved just as important as the small patch of ground the candidates covered.

Here’s a list of five minority journalists who might have raised issues important to Americans left out of Wednesday night’s debate.

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