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Republican John McCain and Democrat Barack Obama will participate in three 90-minute debates in the next three weeks. Their running mates, Republican Sarah Palin and Democrat Joe Biden, will hold one debate. All four are sponsored by the Commission on Presidential Debates. The details:

FIRST PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE

TIME-DATE: 9 p.m. EDT, Friday, Sept. 26.
PLACE: University of Mississippi, Oxford, Miss.
SUBJECT: Foreign policy.
MODERATOR: PBS' Jim Lehrer, "The NewsHour."

VICE PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE

TIME-DATE: 9 p.m. EDT, Thursday, Oct. 2.
PLACE: Washington University, St. Louis, Mo.
SUBJECT: Domestic and foreign policy.
MODERATOR: PBS' Gwen Ifill, "The NewsHour" and "Washington Week."

SECOND PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE

TIME-DATE: 9 p.m. EDT, Tuesday, Oct. 7.
PLACE: Belmont University, Nashville, Tenn.
SUBJECT: Issues raised by audience members and submitted by Internet participants, in town-hall format.
MODERATOR: NBC's Tom Brokaw.

THIRD PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE

TIME-DATE: 9 p.m. EDT, Wednesday, Oct. 15.
PLACE: Hofstra University, Hempstead, N.Y.
SUBJECT: Domestic policy.
MODERATOR: CBS' Bob Scheiffer.
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