Looking to find some community while watching the presidential debate tonight? We're here to help.
Patch will be live-blogging the first debate, which starts at 8 p.m. Wednesday night, and we're hosting debate viewing parties throughout the Chicago suburbs.
Tune in online and share your reactions to the debate on our live blog, or join us in person at a viewing party. The parties are being held at:
- Flossmoor Station in Flossmoor, hosted by Homewood-Flossmoor Patch
- Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Heights, hosted by Palos Patch
- St. Xavier University in Mount Greenwood, hosted by Beverly-Mt. Greenwood Patch
- Kendall Grille in Yorkville, hosted by Yorkville Patch and Oswego Patch
- Lemont Community Center in Lemont, hosted by Lemont Patch
- Cemeno's Restaurant in Joliet, hosted by Joliet Patch
The 90-minute debate features six 15-minute segments on domestic policy topics selected by the moderator, Jim Lehrer. There will be three segments on the economy, a discussion on health care, and a segment on the role of government and governing. Lehrer says the subjects could change based on news developments.
WGN will be on hand with a camera crew and reporter at Patch's Flossmoor Station viewing party Wednesday night.
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