CNN Gears Up for New Hampshire Debates

CNN will team up with Hearst Argyle’s WMUR-TV and the New Hampshire Union Leader on coverage of the state’s Democratic and Republican presidential-candidate debates Sunday, June 3 and Tuesday, June 5, respectively.

The network said that for the first hour of both two-hour, commercial-free debates, candidates will address questions from CNN's Wolf Blitzer, WMUR-TV political director Scott Spradling and Union Leader State House bureau chief Tom Fahey.

In the second hour, candidates will move from behind their lecterns to the front of the stage to field queries directly from an audience of more than 100 undecided registered voters.

The debates will be broadcast live throughout New Hampshire on WMUR-TV and nationally on CNN, CNN Radio, CNN International,, and

And unlimited debate coverage will be made available without restrictions at the conclusion of each live debate, CNN added.