US Presidential debate rules

The Presidential Debate rules have just been outlined to the audience, they are:

  • It will be chaired by Jim Lehrer of PBS Newshour.
  • The debate will last 90 minutes.
  • There will be 6 sections each of 15 minutes.
  • No one is allowed to clap, shout or make a noise of any kind.
  • It is not allowed to tweet from within the hall.
  • Up to 100 million Americans are expected to watch.

Advertisement

Romney: 47% remark 'wrong'

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said his comment on a secretly taped video in which he disparaged 47 percent of voters as dependent on government "was just completely wrong".