2008 Presidential Debates
The 2008 Presidential Debates are the debates that occurred between Presidential candidates in the 2008 Presidential Election. The Democrat, Senator Barack Obama, debated the Republican, Senator John McCain three times, first in Oxford, Mississippi on September 26  and again in Nashville, Tennessee on October 7 in a town-hall format. Their last debate was held in Hempstead, New York. On October 2, Obama's running mate, Senator Joe Biden, debated McCain's running mate, Sarah Palin.