Wednesday, September 24, 2008

NOW THE CAMPAIGN REALLY BEGINS!

FINALLY! The debates are right around the corner! This is when we all finally get to see what the candidates have to say, and without the flowery graphics or ominous voice overs. There will be three presidential debates, but only one vice presidential debate. It seems like it is in our best interest to watch these things and become as informed as possible before we cast our votes. These historic times are screaming for informed voters!

THE SCHEDULE!

First presidential debate
Friday, September 26
The University of Mississippi, Oxford, Miss.
Jim Lehrer Executive Editor and Anchor, The NewsHour, PBS

Vice presidential debate
Thursday, October 2
Washington University in St. Louis, Mo.
Gwen Ifill Senior Correspondent, The NewsHour, and Moderator and Managing Editor, Washington Week, PBS

Second presidential debate (town meeting)
Tuesday, October 7
Belmont University, Nashville, Tenn.
Tom Brokaw Special Correspondent, NBC News

Third presidential debate
Wednesday, October 15
Hofstra University, Hempstead, N.Y.
Bob Schieffer CBS News Chief Washington Correspondent, and Host, Face the Nation

Check it out! Real live news people moderating them!

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