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Gop Debate Audience

Jason Linkins

The 2012 Debate Hate: A Tribute | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.27.2012 | Politics

Last night's debate in Jacksonville, Fla., will be the last one until the end of February. (We hope, anyway!) Since May, candidates have come and gone...

GOP Debate Audience Muzzled In Florida

Posted 01.23.2012 | Politics

After six months of presidential debates that have grown increasingly raucus, Monday's presidential debate in Florida had a much more low-key tone. ...

When Professional Wrestling Meets Presidential Debate

Sam Sommers | Posted 03.19.2012 | Politics
Sam Sommers

This isn't the first time that we've been talking about crowd reactions after a debate. One question we rarely ask, however, is whether these televised responses change the way that those of us at home feel about the candidates.

Sam Stein

Biden: GOP Crowd Members Booing Gay Soldier Was 'Reprehensible' | Sam Stein | Posted 11.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Appearing on ABC's "The View," Vice President Joseph Biden said it was "reprehensible" for members of the audience at the most recent Re...

Obama Reacts To GOP Debate Audience Booing Gay Soldier

Posted 11.26.2011 | Politics

President Obama took aim at Republicans on Sunday while speaking at a fundraiser in Silicon Valley and shared his reaction to the audience at a recent...

Debate Audiences Show Off GOP's Darkest Demons

Mo Elleithee | Posted 11.25.2011 | Politics
Mo Elleithee

One thing that has been telling about today's Republican Party is the reaction of the debate audiences, and how the candidates have handled it. Look, for example, at three very poignant moments from the debates.