Get Ready for More Presidential Debates

After Wednesday’s first Presidential debate, there will be three more to follow. Below is the schedule, including when the debates will air and where you can watch them. You can even make a fun night of it by heading out to several DC metro area bars and restaurants that will be playing the debates.

Presidential Debate 2012 Schedule

What: VP Debates – Foreign and Domestic Policy
When: October 11, 2012
Location: Centre College in Danville, KY
Time: 9 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

What: Town Meeting Style Debate on Foreign and Domestic Policy between Presidential Candidates
When: October 16, 2012
Location: Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY
Time: 9 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

What: Foreign Policy
When: October 22, 2012
Location: Lynn University in Boca Raton, FL
Time: 9 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

What TV Stations Will Broadcast the Debates?

You have quite a few to pick from: ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, C-SPAN, PBS and cable news channels CNN, FOX News and MSNBC will be broadcasting the debates.
Many people watched the first presidential debate through live streaming on Yahoo, AOL, Google, Youtube, Huff Post Live, USTREAM and X-BOX Live.

Make an Event Out of the Presidential Debates

You don’t have to watch the debates at home. In fact, there are plenty of DC bars and restaurants offering presidential election-themed specials. Bring your friends to the following Washington, DC eateries for an evening of fun and politics.

Location: 410 First Street SE
Debate Specials: The debates happen during Bullfeather’s Pony Express happy hour. Just $3 for a pony glass of your choice of 31 draft beers.

Location: 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Debate Specials: About ten minutes from many Capitol Hill homes, 1331 will serve election themed drinks like the Campaign Champagne Cocktail and Left Wings and Right Wings (served with Hawaiian pineapple glaze and Boston baked beans, respectively).

Lou’s City Bar
Location: 1400 Irving St., NW
Debate Specials: Just moments from DC’s Petworth neighborhood, Lou’s will offer $13 pitchers of Miller Lite and $19 buckets of Coors Light during the VP debates. On October 22, specials include $8 Malibu punch buckets in addition to $13 pitchers of Miller Lite and $19 buckets of Coors Light.

The Front Page
Location: 1333 New Hampshire Ave. NW
Debate Specials: Between now and election night, you can show your support for the candidates by buying a Sam Adams in favor of Romney or a Goose Island beer in favor of Obama at the Dupont Circle bar. Whichever you choose, you’ll receive a sticker that says, ‘I Voted at The Front Page.’

The Occidental
Location: 1475 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Debate Specials: From now until Election Day, The Occidental will be holding a contest for the Best Cookie based on recipes submitted by First Lady Michelle Obama and prospective first lady Ann Romney. You will be able to try both cookies at the end of your meal and vote for your favorite. The votes will be tallied up on Election Day.

How are you planning to watch the debates? Feel free to let us know.