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Presidential debate at Hillel

Lois CourtStudents, faculty, and members of the public will gather at Hillel of Colorado to watch the first presidential debate, Wednesday, October, 3, at 6:30 p.m., at the DU Merage and Allon Hillel Center.

President Barack Obama will debate Mitt Romney in the first in a series of three debates.

State Rep. Lois Court will introduce the debate at 6:45 p.m., which will be followed by a large-screen viewing of the first presidential debate starting at 7 p.m. at DU.

The first presidential debate will focus on domestic policy, and will be moderated by Jim Lehrer, host of PBS’ “NewsHour.”

The debate will be divided into six segments of 15 minutes per topic, and is expected to run from 7-9:30 p.m.

Court will discuss what to expect from the debate and possible issues that may emerge during the broadcast.

The debate viewing is expected to draw a crowd of more than 120 to the Merage and Allon Hillel Center.


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