Always a topic for disucssion, praise or ridicule, the Commission on Presidential Debates released the names of the moderators for October’s three Presidential and one Vice Presidential debate. Get all the debate details at our 2012 Presidential Debate schedule page.

Details from Debates.org:

First presidential debate:
Jim Lehrer, Executive Editor of the PBS NewsHour
Wednesday, October 3, University of Denver, Denver, CO

Vice presidential debate:
Martha Raddatz, Senior Foreign Affairs Correspondent, ABC News
Thursday, October 11, Centre College, Danville, KY

Second presidential debate (town meeting):
Candy Crowley, Chief Political Correspondent, CNN and Anchor, CNN’s State of the Union
Tuesday, October 16, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY

Third presidential debate:
Bob Schieffer, Chief Washington Correspondent, CBS News and Moderator, Face the Nation
Monday, October 22, Lynn University, Boca Raton, FL

Let the debate over the debate moderators begin. Also to reiterate, all debate air times and other details can be found at the 2012 Presidential Debate schedule page.