• Vice Presidential debate: What time, what channel, live stream

    By: Debbie Lord , Cox Media Group National Content Desk

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    Last week’s debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump drew a record number of debate viewers  -- more than 80 million.  On Tuesday, it’s their running mates turn. 

    Tim Kaine (D, Va.) and Mike Pence (R, Ind.) will take the stage Tuesday in Virginia for the only vice presidential debate to be held this election year.

    According to the New York Daily News, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has been helping Pence practice in mock debates.

    Kaine is being helped by  Washington D.C., lawyer Robert Barnett, the Chicago Tribune is reporting.

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    Here’s what  you need to know about Tuesday’s debate

    Who is in the debate?

    Sen. Tim Kaine is Hillary Clinton’s running  mate. Currently, he is a senator representing Virginia. Mike Pence, the governor of Indiana, is Donald Trump’s running mate. Pence also served as a congressman from Indiana; Kaine was also governor of Virginia.

    What time does the debate start?

    The debate begins at 9 p.m. (ET). It will be 90 minutes long, without commercial interruption.

    Where can I see it?

    The debate will be broadcast live on cable news networks, the three major networks and other media outlets including social media.

    Where is it being held?

    The two will debate at Longwood University in Farmville, Va.

     Who will moderate the debate?

    Elaine Quijano will moderate the debate. She is an anchor for CBSN, the digital streaming network for CBS. She is also a correspondent for CBS News.     

    What is the structure for the debate?

    The debate is divided into nine 10 minute segments. Quijano will start each segment with an opening question and then the candidates will each have two minutes to respond.  

    Will anyone else be on the debate stage?

    Only Pence and Kaine will be debating Tuesday. Neither the Green Party nor the Libertarian Party received enough poll support to qualify for as spot on the debate stage.

    When is the next one?

    The next debate will feature a Trump, Clinton rematch. It’s scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 9 at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. There is no other vice presidential debate. 

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