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10/02/2012 01:29 pm ET Updated Oct 03, 2012

Presidential Debate Schedule 2012: Dates, Times & Information

Four debates will take place during the month of October ahead of election day. Below, information on each event from the Commission on Presidential Debates.

Wednesday, October 3: Presidential Debate
Time: 9:00 - 10:30 p.m. ET
University of Denver in Denver, Colo.

Moderator: Jim Lehrer, Executive Editor of the PBS NewsHour
Focus: Domestic policy

Thursday, October 11: Vice Presidential Debate
Time: 9:00 - 10:30 p.m. ET
Centre College in Danville, Ky.

Moderator: Martha Raddatz, Senior Foreign Affairs Correspondent, ABC News
Focus: Foreign and domestic topics

Tuesday, October 16: Presidential Debate (Town Hall)
Time: 9:00 - 10:30 p.m. ET
Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y.

Moderator: Candy Crowley, Chief Political Correspondent, CNN
Focus: Foreign and domestic issues

Monday, October 22: Presidential Debate
Time: 9:00 - 10:30 p.m. ET
Lynn University in Boca Raton, Fla.

Moderator: Bob Schieffer, Chief Washington Correspondent, Face the Nation
Focus: Foreign policy

Click here to read more on the format of each debate from the Commission on Presidential Debates. Below, a look at the latest polls in key swing states.

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