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Share your comments live: Presidential debate blog coming today

POSTED: October 11, 2008 5:00 a.m.

Republican John McCain and Democrat Barack Obama are set to face off in Nashville, Tenn., tonight in the second of three presidential debates. The 9 p.m. debate, which will be moderated by NBC News correspondent Tom Brokaw, will be conducted in a town meeting format and will include issues raised by members of the audience and online.

Throughout the debate, will be moderating a live blog and we want your input while you're watching on TV or from our planned live feed. Participants are urged to log onto 15 minutes before the debate begins to check in with Times' Managing Editor Keith Albertson, who will be moderating the blog.

The Times also will be moderating a live blog for the final presidential debate Oct. 15.


As the presidential candidates square off for round two, a group of voters will be taking part in The Times and's own town hall debate panel. Local perspectives from the right and the left, the young and the old will be shared with our readers on Wednesday.

Look for full coverage of the debate, comments from our bloggers and coverage of our voters forum Wednesday in the print edition of The Times and on

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