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Democratic Debates

Voters Say Hillary Clinton Won Last Saturday's Debate

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 11.19.2015 | Politics

Hillary Clinton was the victor in last week's little-watched Democratic debate, according to a HuffPost/YouGov survey of voters who belong to or lean...

Bernie Sanders Sweeps Online Polls After Winning Second Democratic Debate

Brian Hanley | Posted 11.15.2015 | Politics
Brian Hanley

Who won the second Democratic debate? Hundreds of thousands of people voted online, and an overwhelming majority declared Bernie Sanders the top-perfo...

Bernie Sanders: Health Care Should Be a Right and Not a Privilege

Brian Hanley | Posted 11.15.2015 | Politics
Brian Hanley

At the second Democratic debate, Bernie Sanders was fielding a question about the Affordable Care Act. He described it as a step in the right directio...

Democratic Candidates Spar Over Gun Control

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 11.14.2015 | Politics

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The Best Moments From The Second Democratic Debate

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 11.14.2015 | Politics

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

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.14.2015 | Politics

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Sanders: 'It Is Not A Radical Idea' To Ask For $15 Minimum Wage

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 11.14.2015 | Politics

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Check Out The Scenes From The Second Dem Debate

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.14.2015 | Politics

Democratic presidential hopefuls Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Martin O'Malley met for the second debate of the primary season on Saturday. The ...

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

Democratic Party Hopes No One Watches Democratic Debates

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 11.13.2015 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

In a misguided attempt to protect Hillary Clinton's coronation as the Democratic nominee, the Democratic National Committee is doing its best to ensure that as few people as possible watch the Democrat's own Presidential debates, even as tens of millions tune in to the GOP debates.

CBS News Defends Democratic Debate Moderator After Claim Of 'Coordinating' With Campaigns

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 11.13.2015 | Media

NEW YORK -- CBS News defended Democratic debate moderator John Dickerson on Friday amid suggestions his advance meetings with campaigns to research t...

Clinton's Rivals Sharpen Their Attacks Ahead Of Next Dem Debate

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.13.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination have displayed an increasing willin...

Will The Fight For $15 Come To The Democratic Debate?

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.13.2015 | Politics

At this week's Republican primary debate in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Neil Cavuto went there with his first question: Candidates, as we gather tonight i...

Missouri Students Prevail In Power Struggle, But What's Next?

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.13.2015 | Politics

So, that happened. Students at the University of Missouri, angry about the school's indifference to numerous instances of flamboyant racial ...

Is Bully Journalism Here to Stay?

Stuart Muszynski | Posted 11.10.2015 | Politics
Stuart Muszynski

This is the new normal of bully journalism. Goad, incite, confront and, hopefully, spark a fight. Bully journalism has nothing to do with facts. It's about the ratings. Confrontation sells, for the same reason that a fight in the high school hallway draws a crowd.

6 Ways the GOP Candidates Learned From the Democratic Debate

John A. Tures | Posted 10.29.2015 | Politics
John A. Tures

After an impressive Democratic Party debate earlier this month, Republicans realized their earlier performances looked worse, by contrast. So they took several steps during their third debate to emulate the Democratic candidates, even if they claimed to despise them.

Fox News Beats CNN In October Ratings, Despite Democratic Debate

The Huffington Post | Gabriel Arana | Posted 10.28.2015 | Media

Despite a huge boost from airing the Democratic presidential debate, CNN fell just a hair short of beating Fox News in the ratings game in October, a...

CBS News Partners With Twitter For Second Democratic Debate

The Huffington Post | Judah Robinson | Posted 10.26.2015 | Media

CBS News is partnering with Twitter for the second Democratic primary debate in Des Moines, Iowa, on Nov. 14 -- the first time the social media platf...

CBS News, Twitter Partner For Second Democratic Debate

Politico | Judah Robinson | Posted 10.26.2015 | Media

CBS News and Twitter announced on Monday they are teaming up for the second Democratic debate on Nov. 14. Twitter will provide CBS News with "real-tim...

For Clinton, Leaving Lessig out of the Debates Would Be Dumb

Brian Boyko | Posted 10.25.2015 | Politics
Brian Boyko

There's a case to be made that the sooner she deals with these issues, the less likely they are to hurt her. More than that, would Lessig be able to parlay two hours of TV time into a credible threat to her campaign? Especially with Bernie Sanders also still in the race? The chances of that are slim to none.

What Happened in Vegas

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 10.22.2015 | Politics
Richard J. Rosendall

Some Bernie Sanders supporters, rudely awakened from their White House dreams, got mad over Hillary Clinton's surge after the October 13 debate in Las Vegas.

Internet Rejoices After Larry David Nails It As Bernie Sanders On 'SNL'

The Huffington Post | Annum Masroor | Posted 10.19.2015 | Entertainment

The Internet's prayers were answered when Larry David surprised audiences as Bernie Sanders on "Saturday Night Live." In true Bern...

Hillary Clinton's Disturbing Comments Calling Iranians Her "Enemies"

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 10.16.2015 | Politics
Matthew Filipowicz

You want to say the Iranian government is your enemy? Fine. The Ayatollah is your enemy? Fine. I, personally, think that's bad diplomacy. But, fine. The Iranian government is your enemy. You're tough. I get it. But think of the rest of the 78 million Iranians.

Obama Chose MLB Playoffs Over Democratic Presidential Debate

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 10.16.2015 | Sports

President Barack Obama missed parts of Tuesday's Democratic presidential debate because he wanted to watch sports instead. "The Democratic debate was...

Feelin' the Bern: Why Hillary Really Didn't Win That Debate

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron | Posted 10.16.2015 | Politics
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

The pundits went coo-coo for Clinton after the first Democratic debate. But the public, according to lots of data, "felt the Bern," to borrow a catch phrase from Sanders supporters.