Mitt Romney, Barack Obama prepare foreign policy for final presidential debate

Elizabeth Polsdofer

The fourth and final debate of the 2012 election debate series will at 8 p.m. CST Monday, Oct. 22. Barack Obama, 44th president of the United States and the Democratic candidate, will face Mitt Romney, former Massachusetts governor and Republican candidate, for the last time to debate issues of foreign policy.

In their first two debates, Obama and Romney discussed domestic policies on Wednesday, Oct. 3, and both foreign and domestic policies in a town meeting format on Tuesday, Oct. 16.

Romney and Obama will debate at Lynn University located in Boca Raton, Fla. The debate is sponsored by the Commission on Presidential Debates. The moderator will be Bob Schieffer, host of “Face the Nation.” Previous moderators were Jim Lehrer, host of “NewsHour,” Martha Raddatz, ABC news chief foreign correspondent, and Candy Crowley, CNN chief political correspondent.

The presidential election will be Tuesday, Nov. 6. With 538 electoral votes up for grabs, the winner of the 2012 presidential election needs to snag 270, just more than a 50 percent majority.