Beto O’Rourke, Ted Cruz agree to three debates

El Paso News
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U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz will debate three times before election day.

The two campaigns agreed to the three showdowns, with each one going 60 minutes long in pre-agreed formats.

Here is the schedule released by both camps.

DEBATE ONE 
Date
: Friday, Sept. 21
City: Dallas
Location: Southern Methodist University
Topic: Domestic policy
Format: Podiums, moderated with a 240 person audience

DEBATE TWO
Date
: Sunday, Sept. 30
City: Houston
Location: University of Houston
Topic: Domestic policy
Format: Stools, town hall style with a 250+ person audience

DEBATE THREE
Date
: Tuesday, Oct. 16
City: San Antonio
Location: Studio 
Topic: Half domestic policy, half foreign policy
Format: Podiums, moderated with a 120 person audience

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