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The Presidential Debates Get Moderators

NEW YORK - JUNE 03: CNN correspondent Candy Crowley speaks on stage during the 34th Annual AWRT Gracie Awards Gala at The New York Marriott Marquis on June 3, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for AWRT) *** Local Caption *** Candy Crowley
Photo: Jemal Countess/Getty Images

The commission on presidential debates announced this morning that Jim Lehrer, Bob Schieffer, and Candy Crowley will moderate the three debates between President Obama and Mitt Romney in October. That makes Crowley the first female moderator since Carole Simpson in 1992. Fingers crossed she brings back Simpson’s hair.