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Presidential Debate Time, Location & How To Follow The Action LIVE

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It's time for Barack Obama and Mitt Romney to face off once again as the candidates take part in the second presidential debate on Tuesday night.

There are numerous ways that you can follow all of the action live online. The event comes one week after Joe Biden and Paul Ryan rumbled in the first and only vice presidential debate of the election season.

When does the debate start?

The debate between Obama and Romney kicks off at 9:00 p.m. ET. It will take place at Hofstra University, which is located in Hempstead, N.Y.

Where will it be live streamed?

A coalition announced by the Commission on Presidential Debates last month will give online viewers a place to watch the presidential debate live. Thanks to the participation of Google, Yahoo and AOL (our parent company), you can follow the showdown on sites like YouTube and HuffPost Live.

Where can I find the debate on television?

You shouldn't have a problem finding a station to watch the debate on TV. The Examiner notes that the event will air on the major networks, including ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC, PBS, Univision, MSNBC, CNN, and CNBC.

What else do I need to know?

The audience will play a role in the presidential debate on Tuesday night. Per the the Commission on Presidential Debates, the event will take place in the form of a town hall meeting. Obama and Romney will respond to questions from about 80 uncommitted voters on foreign and domestic issues.

CNN's Candy Crowley will serve as moderator for the showdown.

(Click here for a primer on what to watch and for more details.)

Below, scenes from the first presidential debate.

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