Live Blog: McCain and Obama Face Off in Second Presidential Debate

Posted Oct 7, 2008 by Chris Hogg
McCain & Obama
Democratic Presidential Nominee, Senator Barack Obama participates in the first presidential debate with Senator McCain at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, MS.
Photo by David Katz/Obama for America
U.S. presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain take to the stage in their second debate. has live coverage of the historical event, so tune in, hear from the candidates and share your thoughts. This is live at 9 p.m.
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Tonight, beginning at 9 p.m. EDT, Obama and McCain face off in their second debate. As the only official Town Hall Debate, tonight's debate is taking place at Belmont University in Nashville, TN. Scroll to the bottom of this article for live coverage. The debate is moderated by NBC's Tom Brokaw and it will feature wide-ranging questions provided by undecided voters in the area and questions sent in by email.
Joining in today's coverage are citizen journalists Paul Wallis, Samantha Torrence and Robert Miller.
Read below for an overview of how to get active on this live blog:
• Comment on what the candidates say, respond to other comments, and vote on polls created throughout the debate
• It's not a chatroom. You are on this live blog to mainly find out what the writer has to say. An open chat with thirty or more readers turns into poor, disjointed content very quickly.
• Your comments are published at the Writer's discretion. The Writer can view all comments sent to them but only they can publish your comments for everyone to see.
• The 'autoscroll' feature ensures you're always shown the newest content without having to refresh or scroll your screen. You can turn this on or off by using the controls at the bottom of the live blog.
• Light sound effects alert you to new content as it's being published. This can also be turned on or off as needed

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