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Washington Post and Bloomberg to host 2012 presidential debate

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The Washington Post and Bloomberg will hold a 2012 Republican presidential debate at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire on Oct. 11.

The debate will focus on economic issues; “Three years after the most severe downturn in the economy since the Great Depression, the candidates will debate over federal spending, deficits and debt, Social Security, Medicare, financial regulatory reform, taxes and the top issue in national polls: jobs,” read the release announcing the news organizations’ plan..

The debate will be streamed live on washingtonpost.com and globally on Bloomberg television. It marks the first time the Washington Post has sponsored a presidential debate.

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