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HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. – After months of verbal jabs, presidential nominees Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton take center stage Monday night for the first televised debate where more fireworks will surely ensue.

NBC News anchor Lester Holt will moderate Monday’s debate over a slew of announced topics that include: America’s direction, achieving prosperity and securing America. The high-stakes showdown will be the first of three debates and campaigns are expecting a record-breaking audience to tune in.

Where: Hofstra University in Hempstead.

When: Monday, September 26 at 9 p.m.

Who: Democratic presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton; Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump

How to watch: All major television networks will broadcast the debate. The debate will be shown on PIX11’s Facebook page and on

The next debate would be a vice-presidential matchup between Republican Mike Pence and Democrat Tim Kaine on October 4.

Clinton and Trump can take shots at each other again on October 9 at Washington University in St. Louis. The final debate will be ten days later at the University of Nevada Las Vegas.