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The Commission on Presidential Debates on Friday morning announced the moderators for the general-election debates.

NBC "Nightly News" anchor Lester Holt will moderate the first presidential debate, which will take place at Hofstra University in New York on September 26.

ABC News correspondent Martha Raddatz and CNN anchor Anderson Cooper will moderate the second presidential debate, scheduled for October 9 at Washington University in St. Louis.

And "Fox News Sunday" anchor Chris Wallace will moderate the third presidential debate, which will be held at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas on October 19.

CBS News correspondent Elaine Quijano will moderate the vice-presidential debate on October 4 at Longwood University in Virginia.

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FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2016 photo, Moderator Megyn Kelly waits for the start of the Republican presidential primary debate in Des Moines, Iowa. Donald Trump says people who are bullied âgotta get over itâ and fight back. Itâs a message he delivers to Megyn Kelly, the Fox News anchor who sat down with him for an interview months after he savaged her on Twitter and elsewhere. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
Fox News Channel debate moderators (L-R), Chris Wallace, Megyn Kelly and Brett Baier, start the first official Republican presidential candidates debate of the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign in Cleveland, Ohio, August 6, 2015. REUTERS/Aaron Josefczyk
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CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. July 27, 2016. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
This Sept. 1, 2013 photo released by NBC shows NBC Political Director Chuck Todd on "Meet the Press" in Washington. NBC News says Todd will replace David Gregory as moderator of "Meet the Press." He begins Sept. 7. Gregory, who has hosted the Sunday morning public-affairs program since 2008, will leave the network. He had been with NBC News since 1995. (AP Photo by/NBC, William B. Plowman, File)
TV host George Stephanopoulos appears on ABC TV's "Good Morning America" in Central Park in the Manhattan borough of New York June 5, 2015. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
Political Director for CBS News, John Dickerson, participates in the CBS News panel at the CBS Summer TCA Tour at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Monday, Aug. 10, 2015, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
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"These journalists bring extensive experience to the job of moderating and understand the importance of using expanded time periods effectively," Frank J. Fahrenkopf Jr. and Michael D. McCurry, the chairs of the Commission on Presidential Debates, said in a statement.

The statement added: "The formats chosen for this year's debates are designed to build on the formats introduced in 2012, which focused big blocks of time on major domestic and foreign topics. We are grateful for their willingness to moderate and confident that the public will learn more about the candidates and the issues as a result."

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