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 PBS Jim Lehrer.
Vice presidential debate: October 11, Centre College, Danville, Kentucky: Domestic and foreign issues, questions selected by ABC Martha Raddatz.
Second presidential debate: October 16, Hofstra University, Hempstead, N.Y.: Town-hall meeting format with questions from undecided voters. – Moderator CNN Candy Crowley
Third presidential debate: October 22, Lynn University, Boca Raton, Florida: Foreign issues, questions selected by CBS Bob Schieffer.