First Presidential debate tonight
October 03. 2012 1:02AM
President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney will face off in Denver tonight. The debate will air from 9 to 10:30 p.m. on NBC, FOX, ABC, CBS, PBS, Univision, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.
It will be hosted by Jim Lehrer of PBS. The format calls for six, 15-minute segments - three on the economy, one on health care, one on governing and one on the role of government. Obama and Romney will debate again Oct. 16 and 22.
Vice President Joe Biden and vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan will debate Oct. 11.