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Presidential debate formats announced
« on: July 25, 2012, 04:57:25 PM »
http://www.politico.com/blogs/media/2012/07/presidential-debate-formats-announced-130089.html

Presidential debate formats announced

   
By DYLAN BYERS |
7/25/12 3:12 PM EDT

The Commission on Presidential Debates has announced the formats for the 2012 presidential and vice presidential debates, each of which will be 90-minutes long. Moderators will be selected in August.

First presidential debate: October 3, University of Denver, Colorado: Domestic issues, questions selected by moderator.

Vice presidential debate: October 11, Centre College, Danville, Kentucky: Domestic and foreign issues, questions selected by moderator.

Second presidential debate: October 16, Hofstra University, Hampstead, N.Y.: Town-hall meeting format with questions from undecided voters.

Third presidential debate: October 22, Lynn University, Boca Raton, Florida: Foreign issues, questions selected by moderator.

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Re: Presidential debate formats announced
« Reply #1 on: July 25, 2012, 05:09:44 PM »
Only one debate for Plugs eh??  Should be quite entertaining anyway.....


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Re: Presidential debate formats announced
« Reply #2 on: July 25, 2012, 05:28:42 PM »
Locations too far north and east; and therefore do not reflect the population shift since WWII.

Why none in California or Texas, the two largest states?
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Re: Presidential debate formats announced
« Reply #3 on: July 25, 2012, 06:47:49 PM »
Locations too far north and east; and therefore do not reflect the population shift since WWII.

Why none in California or Texas, the two largest states?


agreed.. and who are the "moderators" and who decides in the Townhall who is really "independent" and who is a ringer.  Heard this tune before.

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Re: Presidential debate formats announced
« Reply #4 on: July 25, 2012, 06:53:24 PM »
First presidential debate: October 3, University of Denver, Colorado: Domestic issues, questions selected by moderator. Obama Campaign

Vice presidential debate: October 11, Centre College, Danville, Kentucky: Domestic and foreign issues, questions selected by moderator. Obama Campaign

Second presidential debate: October 16, Hofstra University, Hampstead, N.Y.: Town-hall meeting format with questions from undecided voters. Democrat voters

Third presidential debate: October 22, Lynn University, Boca Raton, Florida: Foreign issues, questions selected by moderator. Obama Campaign

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Re: Presidential debate formats announced
« Reply #5 on: August 13, 2012, 03:37:17 PM »
DEBATE MODERATORS ANNOUNCED:
 PBS Jim Lehrer, first Pres debate, Oct 3 Denver...
 CNN Candy Crowley, town hall, Oct 16, Hempstead NY...
 CBS Bob Schieffer, third Pres debate, Oct. 22, Boca Raton...
 ABC Martha Raddatz, VP debate, Oct 11, Danville KY...

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Re: Presidential debate formats announced
« Reply #6 on: August 13, 2012, 03:39:37 PM »
Schieffer did a good job in the 60-Minutes interview last night.  I think he "may" be a little fair.  Crowley has actually been tougher than usual on Obama lately so perhaps she will be more even-handed than people we had in 2008 (like Brokow)

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Re: Presidential debate formats announced
« Reply #7 on: September 08, 2012, 05:07:50 AM »
They need to get rid of Candy Crowley. She has been moderator in too many debates.

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Re: Presidential debate formats announced
« Reply #8 on: September 08, 2012, 05:14:42 AM »
Locations too far north and east; and therefore do not reflect the population shift since WWII.

Why none in California or Texas, the two largest states?

That is left up to the Commission of Presidential Debates. On October 6, 1976 a debate between Jimmy Carter and President Gerald Ford was held in San Francisco,CA. On October 13,1988 there was a debate between George Bush and Michael Dukakis in Los Angeles at UCLA.On October 16,1996, there was a debate between Bill Clinton and Bob Dole in San Diego,CA. California has been home to three debates in the last 40 years. But again, the locations and times are determined the Commission of Presidential Debates.The Commission is headed by Frank Fahrenkopf, a former head of the Republican National Committee, and former Massachusetts Senator Paul Kirk, a former head of the Democratic National Committee. Under the leadership of these two former heads of party, the CPD established a rule that for a party to be included in the national debates it must garner at least 15% support across five national polls. Before the Commission took over in 1987, the League of Women Voters sponsored the debates.

http://www.debates.org/index.php?page=1976-debates
http://www.debates.org/index.php?page=1988-debates
http://www.debates.org/index.php?page=1996-debates
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Re: Presidential debate formats announced
« Reply #9 on: September 08, 2012, 06:07:31 AM »
They need to get rid of Candy Crowley. She has been moderator in too many debates.

You are right! the fact there are no Fox moderators speaks volumes for these  one sided debates.


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