2nd presidential debate on Oct. 16

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Mitt Romney and Barack Obama meet again on the debate stage tonight, Oct. 16.

The Oct. 16 presidential debate will be a town meeting focusing on foreign and domestic policy. The debate will take place at 9 p.m. EST at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., with CNN chief political correspondent Candy Crowley as the moderator.

On Oct. 22 at 9 p.m., the presidential candidates will debate foreign policy at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Fla. The moderator will be Bob Schieffer, Host of “Face the Nation” on CBS.

The debate will be divided into six segments of about 15 minutes each on topics to be selected by Schieffer. He’ll open each segment with a question, give each candidate two minutes to respond and then use the balance of the time for a discussion on the topic.

U.S. Sen. John Kerry has stood in for Romney in Obama's practice sessions, and U.S. Sen. Rob Portman is playing Obama for Romney.

The first presidential debate took place on Oct. 3, with Jim Lehrer of "Newshour" moderating at the University of Denver.