Moderator Announces Topics for the First Presidential Debate

Sep 19, 2012



TOPICS FOR FIRST PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE ANNOUNCED BY MODERATOR

Jim Lehrer, moderator of the first 2012 presidential debate, has selected the topics for that debate, which is on domestic policy.  Mr. Lehrer stated:

Subject to possible changes because of news developments, here are the topics for the October 3 debate, not necessarily to be brought up in this order:
  • The Economy - I
  • The Economy - II
  • The Economy - III
  • Health Care
  • The Role of Government
  • Governing
The debate will be held on Wednesday, October 3 at the University of Denver in Denver, CO.  The format calls for six 15-minute time segments, each of which will focus on one of the issues listed above.  All debates start at 9:00 p.m. ET and run for 90 minutes.


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