Topic: Foreign policy
Air Time: 9:00-10:30 p.m. Eastern Time
Location: Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida
Sponsor: Commission on Presidential Debates
Participants: President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney
Moderator: Bob Schieffer (Host of Face the Nation on CBS)
The format for the debate will be identical to the first presidential debate and will focus on foreign policy.
The debate will focus on domestic policy
and be divided into six time segments of approximately 15 minutes each
on topics to be selected by the moderator and announced several weeks
before the debate.
moderator will open each segment with a question, after which each
candidate will have two minutes to respond. The moderator will use the
balance of the time in the segment for a discussion of the topic.