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Final Debate

Foreign Policy Continuity, No Debate

Marco Vicenzino | Posted 12.25.2012 | Politics
Marco Vicenzino

From a broadly international perspective, the presidential debates were unfailingly true to form: lofty rhetoric, limited substance, a selective approach to facts and deliberate avoidance of specifics.

Frames, Exceptions and Anti-Choice Aims Exposed

Amie Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amie Newman

There is no public benefit to an endless back and forth about the morality of women's reproductive health decisions, when millions of women are faced with unintended pregnancies.

Undecided Voters Laughed At (Not With) McCain

Time | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In politics it is generally not considered a good sign when voters are laughing at you, not with you. And by the end of the third and last presidentia...

Presidential Debate Protesters Charged by Mounted Police; Iraq Veterans Injured, Arrested

Off The Bus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Off The Bus

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- Pandemonium erupted outside Hofstra University tonight at around 8pm, an hour before the final presidential debate of the 2008 camp...

Who Won the Final Debate? Drudge Votes Early...

Dan Treul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dan Treul

The results of Drudge's Mid-Debate Post-Debate Winner's Poll have John McCain as the overwhelming winner of the still-running face off. As of 10:22 EST, the Republican wins handily, 75 percent to 23 percent!

Final Debate: McCain Brings Up Ayers, ACORN

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

McCain goes where he hasn't before in a debate: Bill Ayers. "We need to know the full extent of that relationship," he declares. Then he accuses the c...

Gergen: McCain's Performance "An Exercise In Anger Management" (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

David Gergen, veteran of Republican and Democratic administrations, put it succinctly just now on CNN: McCain "looked angry. It was an exercise in ang...

Sam Stein

Bob Schieffer: Say It To Each Others' Faces | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Moderator Bob Schieffer noted that the campaign has "turned very nasty," citing some examples. Then he opened the door for both candidates to bring th...

Rachel Weiner

Final Debate: McCain's Deer In The Headlights Moment (VIDEO) | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

McCain mentioned "Joe the Plumber" almost constantly throughout the final debate -- even tying him into an attack on Obama's health care plan. But the...