CBS News' FACE THE NATION, anchored by Bob Schieffer, will also originate from New York that day.
The one-hour debate with no breaks will be moderated by CBS News anchor Dan Rather, and questions will be posed by Rather, CBS 2 political reporter Andrew Kirtzman and The New York Times White House Correspondent Elisabeth Bumiller. The goal of the debate is to create an engaging and substantive forum to help voters make informed decisions.
CBS 2 in New York will carry the debate live, and the live feed will be offered to all CBS Owned and affiliated television stations. As of Thursday, Feb. 26, more than 70% of the CBS stations have committed to carrying the debate. A complete list is available at cbsnews.com, which, along with cbsnewyork.com, will webcast the event live.
"Countdown to Super Tuesday: The Democrats Debate" also will be carried live by the Discovery Times cable channel. WCBS-AM 880 in New York will broadcast it live, and it will be offered live to all CBS radio stations and affiliates by CBS Radio News.