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Here's what you need to know about the Romney and Obama debate:
Topic: Town meeting format including foreign and domestic policy
Air Time: 9-10:30 p.m. Eastern Time
Location: Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY
Sponsor: Commission on Presidential Debates
Participants: President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney
Moderator: Candy Crowley (CNN Chief Political Correspondent)
The second presidential debate will take the form of a town meeting, in which citizens will ask questions of the candidates on foreign and domestic issues. Candidates each will have two minutes to respond, and an additional minute for the moderator to facilitate a discussion. The town meeting participants will be undecided voters selected by the Gallup Organization.
TV Channels Broadcasting Live: FOX (WTVT), NBC (WFLA), CBS (WTSP), ABC (WWSB-Sarasota, WFTS-Tampa), PBS (WUSF, WEDU), CNN, MSNBC, CNBC, CSPAN
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