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Obama's Middle Game -- Warm Alpha Male

Maxim Thorne | Posted 12.17.2012 | Politics
Maxim Thorne

Obama has quashed the false race-based narratives, marginalized Romney as too far right, and now positioned himself fearlessly as presidential and a warm "alpha male." And if I am right, Obama has already set up Romney for checkmate.

From Paris, Obama Scored and Romney Was Clearly Overmatched

Michael Russnow | Posted 12.16.2012 | Politics
Michael Russnow

From Paris, no coffee this time, but I did manage to stay up to watch the second presidential debate, beginning at 3 a.m. Unlike the first one watched in Amsterdam, the president was alert, prepared and seemed to leave Romney mystified at moments.

The Top Ten Lines From the Second Presidential Debate

Aaron Zelinsky | Posted 12.17.2012 | Politics
Aaron Zelinsky

It's true, you really should watch the entire debate (or at least read the transcript), but for those of you who don't have the time, or want to re-live last night, here are the top ten lines from the 2012 Hofstra Presidential Debate.

Courtroom Drama of Truth and Lies

Jeffrey C. Alexander | Posted 12.17.2012 | Politics
Jeffrey C. Alexander

Dramatic plots turn on epiphanic moments of revelation. Republicans know how to lie with statistics, but they may find it difficult to resist a dramatic moment of moral truth last night.

Romney Runs Over Crowley In Second Debate (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | The Political Mashups Team | Posted 10.17.2012 | Media

Mitt Romney didn't let the debate moderator slow him down in the first presidential debate. In the second debate Tuesday night, Romney again challeng...

WATCH: Obama Tramples Candy Crowley During Presidential Debate

The Huffington Post | Amber Genuske | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney wasn't the only one who blatantly disregarded debate moderator Candy Crowley at Tuesday night's presidential debate. Although Romney ...

John Celock

HuffPost Readers Weigh In On Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

The debate is over and HuffPost readers have spoken. We spent the evening asking debate watchers for their opinions –- in real time -- and we’ve g...

Sam Stein

Romney Surrogates Lash Out At Candy Crowley

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- Much of the talk in the spin room following Tuesday night's presidential debate centered on the role played by moderator Candy Crow...

WATCH: Candy Crowley Fact Checks Mitt Romney On Libya

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 10.17.2012 | Media

Presidential debate moderator Candy Crowley fact checked Mitt Romney after the Republican presidential candidate charged that President Obama failed t...

Hey Internet, Stop Attacking Candy Crowley's Weight

Emma Gray | Posted 12.16.2012 | Women
Emma Gray

Yes, a woman is moderating the presidential debate for the first time in over 20 years, and she's not skinny. And so, the body-bashing has begun.

WATCH: Mitt Romney Barrels Over Candy Crowley

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson and Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 12.16.2012 | Media

(Videos by HuffPost's Political Mashups Team) Candy Crowley asked a followup question. And then she asked some more followup questions. And the wor...

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...

Candy Crowley And 6 Other Celebrities Who Practice Transcendental Meditation

Posted 10.16.2012 | Healthy Living

As the voting public turns its attention to Candy Crowley, CNN's senior political correspondent who will moderate tonight's presidential debate, small...

10 Things To Know About Candy Crowley

Posted 10.16.2012 | Women

When Candy Crowley takes the stage October 16 to moderate a presidential debate, she will be the first woman in over 20 years to do so. Crowley, a pol...

Do-It-Yourself Obama-Romney Second Debate Story

Spencer Green | Posted 12.16.2012 | Comedy
Spencer Green

With only three weeks to go before (1), all eyes are focused on President Obama and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney as they prepare for their second presidential debate (2).

Are Female Moderators Just The Vanna Whites Of Debates?

MORE Magazine | Posted 10.16.2012 | Women

When CNN’s Candy Crowley moderates the second presidential debate in a few weeks, she will be only the second woman to perform that role since Carol...

Candy Crowley Responds To Campaign Debate Pressure

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 12.15.2012 | Media

Candy Crowley is brushing off the pressure she's receiving from the Obama and Romney campaigns over her vow to ask follow-up questions at Tuesday's pr...

Picturing a Real Foreign Policy Debate

Michael Brenner | Posted 12.15.2012 | Politics
Michael Brenner

Foreign policy debates are especially prone to leave obscure the key issues and fog our vision of each candidate's positions. Tuesday's Obama-Romney debate promises more of the same mix of platitudes, bromides and patriotic flourishes. In disorderly times, the land fills with loud patriots.

Are Both Presidential Candidates Afraid of What Candy Crowley Might Ask?

Greta Van Susteren | Posted 12.15.2012 | Media
Greta Van Susteren

There is no question that Candy Crowley is a pro with years and years of real experience... but if a candidate fears what Candy might ask at a debate, what happens when the candidate faces world leaders? Shrink and run?

Obama, Romney Campaigns Raise Objections About Candy Crowley

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 12.15.2012 | Media

In a rare show of unity, both the Obama and Romney campaigns have complained to the Commission on Presidential Debates about CNN's Candy Crowley, who ...

Candy Crowley: 'I Feel Pressured, Period'

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 12.10.2012 | Media

Candy Crowley is getting ready to moderate the second presidential debate, set to take place on Tuesday at Hofstra University. As Jim Lehrer can at...

What if Wonder Woman Moderated the Next Presidential Debate?

Donna Haghighat | Posted 12.10.2012 | Comedy
Donna Haghighat

Wonder Woman's golden lasso, which forces a person to tell the truth, would have come in extremely handy. We could figure out once and for all what each candidate truly stood for.

Michael Calderone

Debate Moderators Largely Bypass Social Media In Preparing Questions

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 10.03.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- Jim Lehrer will likely kick off Wednesday night's presidential debate, the 12th he's moderated since 1988, in a familiar manner: "Good eve...

Janell Ross

Univision Creates Presidential Candidate Forum

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 08.25.2012 | Latino Voices

Univision, the network behind the nation’s most-watched Spanish-language news programs, announced late Thursday that it will host a pair of Facebook...

CNN Nabs Obama, Romney Interviews

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 08.22.2012 | Media

CNN nabbed pre-convention interviews with both President Barack Obama and presumptive GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney. Politico was first to re...