STEVE INSKEEP, host:
This busy campaign season also includes a busy debate schedule. NPR and Iowa Public Radio will host a Democratic presidential debate on December 4th. And you can be part of that by posting questions for the candidates. Just go to npr.org/debate. We will use some of your questions on the air.
Republican candidates will face questions from voters this week in a debate hosted by CNN and YouTube. Some of the questions will be submitted in the form of videos, just as happened in an earlier Democratic YouTube debate.
RENEE MONTAGNE, host:
Some of the submissions were simple low-budget affairs, while others more creative. One even channeled a former president to ask a question.
(Soundbite of video)
Unidentified Man: I am the ghost of Richard Nixon, and my question is, are there any limits to a president's claim of executive privilege in withholding information...
MONTAGNE: CNN expects to choose the final 40 questions for the Republican debate from more than 3,000 submissions before Wednesday's debate airs.
NPR transcripts are created on a rush deadline by Verb8tm, Inc., an NPR contractor, and produced using a proprietary transcription process developed with NPR. This text may not be in its final form and may be updated or revised in the future. Accuracy and availability may vary. The authoritative record of NPR’s programming is the audio record.