Last Presidential Debate Tonight – Foreign Policy Is Topic

The third and final presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney is Monday, Oct. 22, at 6 p.m. Pacific time. The topic is foreign policy and the moderator is newsman Bob Schieffer, host of CBS “Face the Nation

At 6 p.m. Pacific time tonight, Monday, President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney face off for their last debate before the Nov. 6 election.

The topic is foreign policy, and the moderator is veteran CBS newsman  Bob Schieffer. It will be held at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida.

Nearly 66 million people tuned in on Oct. 16 to watch the second presidential debate between President Barack Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney.

Hundreds of comments were made during the debate on Patch's CoverItLive blog.

Here are the details for tonight's debate: 

Presidential Debate Schedule


October 22, 2012

Topic: Foreign policy
Air Time: 6-7:30 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time
Location: Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida (Tickets)
Sponsor: Commission on Presidential Debates
Participants: President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney
Moderator: Bob Schieffer (Host of Face the Nation on CBS)

TV Coverage: The following stations are scheduled to carry Monday's debate live: KNTV/NBC, channel 3; KPIX/CBS, channel 5; KGO/ABC, channel 7; KQED/PBS, channel 9; CNBC, Comcast cable channel 58; Fox News, Comcast cable channel 59; MSNBC, Comcast cable channel 60.

The format for the debate will be identical to the first presidential debate and will focus on foreign policy.


Will you be watching the Oct. 22 debate? What are hoping to hear from the candidates? Tell us in the comments.



John Stashik October 22, 2012 at 02:26 PM
OMG! A debate during a Giants playoff game. Don't expect too many debate viewers in the Bay Area.
Rita Wilson October 23, 2012 at 06:36 PM
When the debate started, I turned from channel 2. When the debate ended, not only was I very happy with the debate, but I was extremely excited with the game score!


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