Martha Raddatz, Anderson Cooper among presidential debate moderators

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Friday, September 2, 2016

The Commission on Presidential Debates has announced the names of the moderators of the four showdowns that are scheduled in the coming weeks.

The first presidential debate will be moderated by NBC's "Nightly News" anchor Lester Holt. That will be held at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, Monday, Sept. 26.

The next debate will be the vice presidential match-up, which will be hosted by CBS News correspondent Elaine Quijano at Longwood University in Farmville, Virginia, Tuesday, Oct. 4.

The second presidential debate will differ from the others because it will be held as a town hall-style debate. That will be co-hosted by ABC News chief global affairs correspondent Martha Raddatz and CNN anchor Anderson Cooper at Washington University in St. Louis Sunday, Oct. 9.

The third and final presidential debate will be moderated by Fox News anchor Chris Wallace at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas Wednesday, Oct. 19.

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