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Obama, McCain Agree To 3 Debates

Democratic candidate Barack Obama's campaign has accepted a proposal by the Commission on Presidential Debates for three debates with Republican candidate John McCain and one between their vice presidential candidates.

In a letter sent Saturday to the commission, Obama campaign manager David Plouffe said Congressman Rahm Emanuel of Illinois will be their representative in further discussions about the debates.

Plouffe signed off on debates for September and October.
  • David Morgan

    David Morgan is a senior editor at CBSNews.com and cbssundaymorning.com.