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Notre Dame University will host a presidential debate in September 2020.

The University of Notre Dame announced it will host the first 2020 presidential debate on Sept. 29, 2020.

“The heart of democracy is addressing significant questions in open, reasoned discussion that will inform voters as they prepare to cast their votes,” said Notre Dame President Rev. John Jenkins, who is also a member of the Commission on Presidential Debates Board of Directors, in a press release.

"We're looking forward to it," said Dennis Brown, Notre Dame's assistant vice president for news and media relations in a phone call. 

The debate will be held in the Purcell Pavilion of the Joyce Center. 

This is the first time the University of Notre Dame will host a U.S. presidential debate, according to a press release.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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