Commission Selects Debate Moderators

CNN’s Candy Crowley will moderate one of the three presidential debates, joining “Newshour” anchor Jim Lehrer and “Face the Nation” host Bob Schieffer in the lineup.

ABC News’ Martha Raddatz will moderate the vice presidential debate.

The moderators were announced today by the Commission on Presidential Debates, a bipartisan org that sets the schedule for the fall campaign ritual.

Lehrer moderates the first debate, with a focus on domestic policy, on Oct. 3 at the University of Denver.

Raddatz moderates the vice presidential debate on Oct. 11 at Centre College in Danville, Ky.

Crowley moderates a “town meeting” debate, on Oct. 16 at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y.

Schieffer moderates the final debate, with a focus on foreign policy, on Oct. 22 from Lynn University in Boca Raton, Fla.

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