Debate Topics Have Been Announced For The First Presidential Debate…And They Are A Doozy!

The topics for the first presidential debate have been announced…and they are big ones.

The Commission on Presidential Debates announced the topics for the debate, which has been titled: “America’s Direction, Achieving Prosperity and Securing America.”

The topics are:

America’s Direction
Achieving Prosperity
Securing America

The topics were chosen by debate moderator and NBC News anchor Lester Holt, according to a press release. While the debate may not cover these topics in order, each will be discussed for two 15-minute-long segments.

The first debate will be held at Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY. The format calls for six 15-minute time segments. Two 15-minute segments will focus on each of the topics listed above.

All debates start at 9:00 p.m. ET and run for 90 minutes without commercial interruption.

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