These Are The Topics For The First Presidential Debate—And They’re A Doozy

September 19, 2016 5:05 p.m.

The Commission on Presidential Debates on Monday announced the topics for the first presidential debate to be held on Sept. 26: America’s Direction, Achieving Prosperity and Securing America.

Those topics were chosen by debate moderator and NBC News anchor Lester Holt, according to a press release. While the debate may not cover these nebulous topics in order, each will be discussed for two 15-minute-long segments.

The first debate will be held at Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY.

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