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The GOP Debates: The Small Minded's Laundry List of Bad Ideas.

Philip David Morton | Posted 02.09.2016 | Politics
Philip David Morton

The New Hampshire debates on Saturday night cemented the current standings from ridiculous to obscure the bankrupt idea makers who make up the GOP's current top seven candidates as they shred facts and spin 24 hour news cycles in the hopes of capturing the imaginations of confused constituencies they hope will vote for them as the new leader of the free world in 2016.

Highlights From The Democratic Presidential Debate In New Hampshire

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 02.04.2016 | Politics

The two remaining 2016 Democratic presidential candidates faced off in a heated debate Thursday night in New Hampshire. Former Secretary of St...

Megyn Kelly Won Thursday's GOP Debate

The Huffington Post | Blair Guild | Posted 01.29.2016 | Politics

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A Millennial Wake Up Call to All Presidential Candidates

Mark Weinstein | Posted 01.26.2016 | Politics
Mark Weinstein

They just don't get it. Five zillion Presidential candidates (or so it seems) and not one in tune with what young Americans want from the Internet. Mi...

National Review Stands Athwart Donald Trump, Even If It Can't Stop Him

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 01.22.2016 | Media

NEW YORK -- When the late William F. Buckley Jr. launched National Review six decades ago, he memorably issued a mandate for the conservati...

Why Do 75 Million Non-Voting Citizens Need Your Vote?

Matthew Chapman | Posted 01.12.2016 | Politics
Matthew Chapman

There are the 75 million kids under 18 who cannot vote, but who will live for the rest of this century in a world largely determined by decisions made now. And most of these decisions have to do with science. Nothing will change the future as much -- and the the public knows it.

I Need a Seat at the Next Debate Table

Tom Gerdy | Posted 01.11.2016 | Politics
Tom Gerdy

The United States' national political process should be declared a disaster zone. I am embarrassed for our country with how presidential elections have become sideshows.

Fox Business Network Won't Put The Undercard Debate Out Of Its Misery

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.23.2015 | Politics

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Is the Repellent Mockery of Others the New American Norm?

Imani Michelle Scott, Ph.D. | Posted 12.18.2015 | Politics
Imani Michelle Scott, Ph.D.

Why are most articles written with sentences in the declarative instead of the interrogative structure? Is it because people prefer to be told what to think instead of being asked to think? If yes, could this preference explain some of the seeming madness going on in America today?

Bernie Sanders: 'The Business Model Of Wall Street Is Fraud'

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.14.2015 | Politics

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How to Get More Young People Involved in Politics

Brian Hanley | Posted 11.14.2015 | Politics
Brian Hanley

If only young people in this country knew and cared half as much about politics as they do fantasy football, we'd be twice the democracy that we are today. In a true democracy, we'd demand more qualified candidates. We'd demand more substantive debates. We'd demand a political process that works for all of the people

CBS Hopes Debate Coverage Will Boost Streaming Service

AP | Judah Robinson | Posted 11.13.2015 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS News sees its coverage of Saturday's Democratic presidential debate as a key moment in helping to establish CBSN, the stream...

Is Donald Trump a Double Agent?

Tom Gerdy | Posted 11.10.2015 | Entertainment
Tom Gerdy

Could Donald Trump be a double agent? If he weren't trying to break up the Republican Party, why would he insult voters, colleagues, women, party members, Mexicans, and the media? He is that school kid that talks about someone being fat or ugly because of his insecurities.

Megyn Kelly Pushes Ted Cruz On Proposed Debate Moderation Requirement

The Huffington Post | Judah Robinson | Posted 11.04.2015 | Media

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8 Key Questions for the Next Republican and Democratic Debates

Peter Dreier | Posted 11.03.2015 | Politics
Peter Dreier

We probably already know how the Republican and Democratic candidates will answer these questions, but it is always good to get their views on the record and let the public see where they stand. This is particularly important because, according the public opinion polls, Americans overwhelmingly support affirmative answers to these questions.

Ben Carson Wants To Take Future Debates Off TV

The Wall Street Journal | Annum Masroor | Posted 10.31.2015 | Politics

Ben Carson’s campaign wants to take the coming Republican presidential primary debates off television and broadcast them over the Internet, wh...

Focus Groups And Instant Polls Won't Tell You Who 'Won' The Debate

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 10.28.2015 | Politics

If you’re looking forward to finding out who "won" the GOP debate just minutes or hours after it ends on Wednesday night, you'd probably be bet...

5 Things To Watch For In Tonight's GOP Debate

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.28.2015 | Politics

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Podiums, Platforms, and Polls: Public Opinion on Election Debates

Kathleen Weldon | Posted 10.22.2015 | Politics
Kathleen Weldon

The 2016 election has many more debates in store for voters. If precedent holds, these debates will provide pundits with fodder for many columns and interested citizens with some insights into their potential leaders.

Drone Papers Reveal Weak Links In The Kill Chain

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.16.2015 | Politics

So, that happened. This week, a cache of documents revealed new information about our drone warfare program. The Intercept's Cora Curri...

Mark Halperin: Bernie Sanders Was 'Totally Unprepared' For Debate

The Huffington Post | Judah Robinson | Posted 10.14.2015 | Media

Former Secretary of State and presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton won Tuesday's Democratic primary debate, according to the panel on MSNBC's "Mornin...

Jorge Ramos to DNC Chair: 'Does The Democratic Party Lack Diversity?'

The Huffington Post | Judah Robinson | Posted 10.14.2015 | Media

Following Tuesday's CNN Democratic primary debate, Fusion host Jorge Ramos pressed Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz ...

A Viewer's Guide To Tonight's Democratic Debate

AP | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 10.14.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Five Democrats vying to be President Barack Obama's successor meet Tuesday night for their first televised debate of the 2016 elect...

Fox Business Network Announces Location, Date Of GOP Primary Debate

The Huffington Post | Judah Robinson | Posted 10.13.2015 | Media

Fox Business Network on Monday announced that the Republican primary debate it will host with The Wall Street Journal will be on Nov. 10 at the M...

Democrats Should Stage Their Own Debates; Debbie Wasserman-Schultz Will Cave

Paul Abrams | Posted 09.14.2015 | Politics
Paul Abrams

While Democrats bristle under the yoke of DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman-Schultz ("DWS"), Republican insanity consumes all the political oxygen.