The Providence Journal's Ed Fitzpatrick spoke to RWU Law's Santoro Lecturer Frank Fahrenkopf about what's at stake in the presidential debates.

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The Providence Journal's Ed Fitzpatrick spoke to RWU Law's Santoro Lecturer Frank Fahrenkopf about what's at stake in the presidential debates.

PROVIDENCE, Oct. 2, 2012:  Wake the kids. Call the neighbors. It’s prime time in the political debate season.     

Frank Fahrenkopf

[...] Frank J. Fahrenkopf Jr., president of the American Gaming Association, spoke at the Roger Williams University School of Law on Thursday about business and legal issues in the gambling industry. And Fahrenkopf, who is also c-ochairman of the Commission on Presidential Debates, took some time to talk about what will be at stake when the candidates take the stage in Denver. [...]

Fahrenkopf — a lawyer who served as Republican National Committee chairman for six of Ronald Reagan’s eight years in the White House (1983 to 1989) — said this year’s debate format has been changed “so the moderator can dig down and the candidates won’t be able to sit up there and just give 2- or 3-minute campaign speeches.” He said, “We’ll find out where they really stand on the issues and how they’ll implement what they want to do with a new Congress .” [...]

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