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NPR News: The Presidential Debates

Oct 3, 2012

Airs Wednesday, October 3 at 8:00 p.m.  Red River Radio and NPR News will provide live coverage of the  first Presidential Debate which will address domestic policy issues facing the nation. Jim Lehrer, Executive Editor of the PBS NewsHour will be the moderator for this debate, which will be broadcast live from the University of Denver.  Topics to be address include the economy, healthcare, The Role of Government, and Governing. These topics are subject to change.

Airs Tuesday, March 6, at 7 p.m. Ten states will hold Republican contests on Tuesday, March 6.  NPR will offer special coverage at 7 p.m., hosted by Audie Cornish and Melissa Block.

Airs Tuesday, January 24 at 8:00 p.m.  On Tuesday night, January 24, President Obama delivers his State of the Union address. Facing into an election year, the President is expected to continue pushing Congress on his economic agenda. This will be President Obama's last State of the Union Address of his White House term as he heads into the 2012 presidential election campaign.  NPR will also carry the GOP response which will be given by Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels.

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