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2012 Presidential Debate

Candy Crowley's Potential Debate Follow-Ups Take On A Life Of Their Own

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 12.16.2012 | Media

It is somewhat strange, really, that one of the main questions surrounding Tuesday night's presidential debate is, "Will Candy Crowley ask a follow-up...

100 Must-Follow Twitter Feeds For Presidential Debate

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

There are no shortage of options for watching tonight's town hall presidential debate. One of the most interesting places to get real-time commenta...

Joy Resmovits

Will Presidential Debate Change Weight Given To Education In 2012 Campaign?

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 10.16.2012 | Education

NEW YORK -- Michelle Rhee, the former chancellor of Washington, D.C. public schools, is frustrated. During the first presidential debate two weeks ago...

Presidential Debate Audience Adds New Dimension To Obama-Romney Showdown

Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

The presidential debate audience adds a new dimension to the showdown between Barack Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney on Tuesday night....

Obama Under Pressure To Come Alive In Rematch Against Mitt Romney

Reuters | Posted 12.16.2012 | Politics

* Obama and Romney clash over Libya killings * Candidates circle, confront each other on stage * Polls show race deadloc...

Howard Fineman

Can Cool Hand Barack Dismantle Robomitt?

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– Time for some drama, Obama. With his presidency on the line, Barack Obama at 9 p.m. on Long Island must do –- is planning to do ...

Obama Seeks To Regain Momentum Against Mitt Romney In Presidential Debate

Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

By NANCY BENAC, ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The pressure is on President Barack Obama to deliver a Goldilocks performance in the second debate:...

Jason Linkins

What To Watch For In Tonight's Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

Tuesday night, the highly successful season of "The Commission On Presidential Debates Presents: These Presidential Debates That We Were Commissioned ...

More Debate Suggestions for Obama Since He Clearly Didn't Listen to Me the First Time

Andy Ostroy | Posted 12.15.2012 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Do not, I repeat, do not look down. Period. Not even to write notes. At this point in your political career if you can't wing it, you're in the wrong business.

Jason Linkins

A Chance To Cut Is A Chance To Cure: The 2012 Speculatron Weekly Roundup For Oct. 12

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.13.2012 | Politics

The reviews from Thursday night's debate are in, and the macro story, essentially, is that Vice President Joe Biden "managed to right the listing USS ...

Ryan Grim

Romney Backs Up Biden On Key Aspect Of Mitt's Tax Plan

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a much replayed moment from Thursday night's debate, Vice President Joe Biden and Rep. Paul Ryan tussled over whether it was mathemat...

Dissecting Ryan's Green Energy Claims

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 10.12.2012 | Green

Although environmental issues were largely absent from the vice presidential debate Thursday night, Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan s...

Saki Knafo

Economists React To Biden-Ryan Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics

Left-leaning economists offered a variety of reactions to Thursday night's debate, including pleasure with Vice President Joe Biden's aggressive defen...

Ann Romney Sounds Off On Ryan's Performance

AP | JOHN FLESHER | Posted 12.12.2012 | Politics

HUDSONVILLE, Mich. — Ann Romney said Friday that her husband's judgment in choosing Paul Ryan as his running mate was vindicated during the Wisc...

Matt Sledge

Biden On Social Security: Debate Answer Gets Mixed Reviews, Question Called 'Outrageous'

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- While President Barack Obama was forced to do damage control after he said there was no daylight between him and Republican presidential n...

Ryan Made One Major Mistake

The Daily Beast | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics

I had the odd experience of first listening to the debate (or rather the first hour of the debate) on the radio; then watching the debate over again o...

What's Really Going on: Obama, Welch and Stocks

Terry Connelly | Posted 12.12.2012 | Politics
Terry Connelly

No such luck for Harry Reid, who had asserted, without any real evidence, that Romney had for some years not paid income tax. "Where's your evidence?" -- they rightly asked Harry, and hearing none, and cutting him off. But for Jack, it was, like, "Have a chair Jack, let's let everyone hear your story!"

Howard Fineman

Biden Bails Water, Now It's Up To The Captain

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics

DANVILLE, Ky. – Summoning a lifetime of passion, skill, knowledge, blarney and blindingly perfect teeth, Vice President Joe Biden last night managed...

WATCH: Paul Ryan Stays Hydrated During VP Debate

Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) was likely urged by political operatives to keep his cool during the vice presidential debate -- come hell or high water -- bu...

Michael McAuliff

Ryan Slams Obama 'Failure,' Yet Employs Same Gambit

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics

Paul Ryan and Mitt Romney have now both dodged questions about their tax plans by saying in essence they would copy a strategy that they describe as "...

FACT CHECK

Posted 10.12.2012 | Business

Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan and Vice President Joe Biden made a lot of claims about the economy, health care, jobs and taxes during...

Arthur Delaney

Biden, Raddatz Press Ryan For Tax Specifics, Come Up Short

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics

Vice presidential debate moderator Martha Raddatz pressed Republican hopeful Paul Ryan on his ticket’s promise to cut all federal income tax rates 2...

Did Biden Shift On Key Obama Line?

Reuters | Posted 12.12.2012 | Politics

By Patrick Temple-West and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON, Oct 12 (Reuters) - Did Vice-President Joe Biden shift on the Obama administration...

Amanda Terkel

Fox News Goes Off On Biden: 'Rude,' 'Unhinged,' 'Cranky Old Man'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.12.2012 | Media

Immediate reaction after Thursday's vice presidential debate was that Vice President Joe Biden did significantly better than President Barack Obama di...

Paul Ryan Repeats Repeats Obamacare Talking Point That's Already Been Proven To Be Exaggerated

The Huffington Post | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.11.2012 | Business

Like Mitt Romney during his debate with President Barack Obama last week, Paul Ryan charged that health care reform would cause 20 million people to l...