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10/22/2012 05:53 pm ET | Updated Dec 22, 2012

Watch Live: Democracy Now! Expands the Presidential Debate with Responses From Third Party Candidates in Real Time

While President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney face-off in a much anticipated foreign policy debate at Lynn University in Boca Raton, FL, Democracy Now! breaks the sound barrier by hosting an expanded live debate between two additional presidential candidates: Jill Stein of the Green Party and Rocky Anderson of the Justice Party. Stein and Anderson will get a chance to answer the same the questions put to Obama and Romney in real time.

The special show will begin at 8:30 p.m. EDT with a 30-minute pre-debate discussion. At 9 p.m., we'll broadcast the Obama/Romney debate live, that is, until we "pause" it after the first question to get answers from Stein and Anderson. Our broadcast will continue until midnight EDT they have had a chance to answer all of the same questions. (An invitation was extended to Gary Johnson of the Libertarian Party, but his campaign declined.)

Watch the "Expanding the Debate" live stream right here starting at 8:30 p.m ET (until then, you'll see today's Democracy Now! episode on replay):

Watch live streaming video from democracynow at livestream.com

Click here to watch third party candidates debate in the previous two presidential debates in our archive.

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