How to watch tonight’s first presidential debate

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Workers adjust signage as preparations take place for the first Presidential debate in the Sheila and Eric Samson Pavilion, Monday, Sept. 28, 2020, in Cleveland. The first debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to take place Tuesday, Sept. 29. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Workers adjust signage as preparations take place for the first Presidential debate in the Sheila and Eric Samson Pavilion, Monday, Sept. 28, 2020, in Cleveland. The first debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to take place Tuesday, Sept. 29. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

CLEVELAND — For the first time, President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden will go face-to-face in a presidential debate on Tuesday.

The debate starts at 7 p.m. Mountain Time and is expected to last 90 minutes. Watch the debate live on FOX21 News on your television, or stream it live at NewsNationNow.com.

The debate at Case Western University in Cleveland will be the first of three between the Democratic Party’s nominee and the Republican incumbent.

The 90-minute debate will be broken up into six 15-minute segments. A week before the event, the Commission on Presidential Debates announced the following expected topics:

  • The Trump and Biden records
  • The Supreme Court
  • Coronavirus
  • The Economy
  • Race and violence in U.S. cities
  • The integrity of the election

The topics have been selected by the moderator, “Fox News Sunday’s” Chris Wallace. The supervising commission said the topics were selected by Wallace and are subject to change based on the news cycle. Since the topics were announced, President Trump has nominated a new Supreme Court justice and faced an avalanche of question about his personal finances following a New York Times article indicating that he has paid little in taxes over most of the last two decades.

The vice presidential debate will follow from Salt Lake City on October 7. The remaining presidential forums will be held on October 15 in Miami and October 22 in Nashville.

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