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Debate is on! The Times to moderate live political blog
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Tonight's presidential debate is on, and you'll have the chance to tell us what you think while it happens.

Friday night will mark the first of three presidential debates between Republican John McCain and Democrat Barack Obama. The 9 p.m. debate, which will be moderated by Jim Lehrer, will focus on foreign policy and national security.

The Times will be moderating a live blog throughout the debate and we want your input while you’re watching on TV. Log onto 15 minutes before the debate begins to check in with Times’ reporter Jessica Jordan, who will be moderating the blog.

The Times also will be moderating live blogs for the Oct. 2 vice presidential debate and the presidential debates set for Oct. 7 and Oct. 15.

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