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2020 US presidential debate calendar: Here's what you need to know

There will only be one moderator per debate. Each debate will run uninterrupted for an hour and a half.

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presidential debates will look a little different. US President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden are set to square off in a face-to-face debate for the first time

Like many things this year, the presidential and vice presidential debates will look a little different. US President and Democratic nominee are set to square off in a face-to-face debate for the first time. There will only be one moderator per debate. Each debate will run uninterrupted for an hour and a half.

How many presidential debates will there be this year...
Three, along with a vice presidential debate.

What do we know about the topics that will be discussed...
The first moderator, Chris Wallace of Fox News, released a list of six general subject areas.

  • The Trump and Biden Records
  • The Supreme Court
  • Covid-19
  • The Economy
  • Race and Violence in Cities
  • The Integrity of the Election

What do we know about the format of the debates...
This information is taken from the Commission on Presidential Debates website, debates.org.

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First Published: Wed, September 30 2020. 01:47 IST
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