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Jim Lehrer, Bob Schieffer: Debate moderators should not intrude

Presidential debate moderators announced The two most-experienced U.S. Presidential Debate moderators say the candidates, not the moderators, should be the primary fact-checkers on the debate stage. Speaking on a panel at the University of Notre Dame on Wednesday, Jim Lehrer and Bob Schieffer — who have moderated 15 presidential debates between them — stressed that moderators should take a back seat to the candidates. Their collective assessment appears to vindicate the view of Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace, the moderator of the third and final debate, who has drawn ...

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