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Hofstra Debate

Hofstra in Hindsight

Meena Bose | Posted 09.29.2016 | Politics
Meena Bose

With the second presidential debate two weeks away, both candidates have some time to review the first debate and prepare for the next one. For Trump, practice may be key, particularly extended sessions with one opponent, rather than the many that he had during the primaries.

Beyond polls and pundits, how to measure who won the debate

Dave R. Jacobson | Posted 09.27.2016 | Politics
Dave R. Jacobson

Co-Authored by Maclen Zilber, Democratic Strategist and Campaign Consultant based in Hollywood, CA Thank you to the political intelligentsia, the pun...

Red State Update: Trump Clinton Debate - Hofstra University

Red State Update | Posted 09.27.2016 | Comedy
Red State Update

The first Trump/Clinton Debate! Trump debated Clinton at Hofstra University-- who won? Jackie and Dunlap bring you all the sniffling, interrupting, e...

Opioid Epidemic Goes Unmentioned In First Presidential Debate

The Huffington Post | Jason Cherkis | Posted 09.26.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― In the first presidential debate Monday night, Democratic and Republican nominees Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump covered a wide range...

Clinton And Trump Face Off In Historic Debate

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 09.28.2016 | Politics

Follow live updates of the first presidential debate here, and watch the debate live on NBC at 9 p.m. ET. HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. - Democrat Hillary Clinton a...

One Tweet Sums Up The Absurd Double Standard Clinton And Trump Face

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 09.27.2016 | Women

Hillary Clinton needs to sell herself and tell more jokes. Donald Trump needs to tell the truth about things and lay out actual policies as part of hi...

Lincoln 2016 - The Hofstra Address

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 09.26.2016 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

Twelve score years ago our founders brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men...

Hofstra Professor: What Could Happen in Tonight's Presidential Debate?

Meena Bose | Posted 09.26.2016 | Politics
Meena Bose

In a televised debate, with multiple opportunities for replay, especially in the digital era, elegant and substantive speaking can be overshadowed by an unfavorable image.

Monday's Hofstra Debate

Prof. Joe Peyronnin | Posted 09.23.2016 | Politics
Prof. Joe Peyronnin

History is about to be made at Hofstra University, and excitement is building to a crescendo among the school's nearly 11,000 students. On Monday evening, Democrat Hillary Clinton will face Republican Donald Trump in a presidential debate that will likely be the most-watched television program in U.S. history.

Putting Education At The Center Of The 2016 Presidential Campaign

Alan Singer | Posted 09.19.2016 | Education
Alan Singer

Last week over two hundred students, faculty, and community residents jammed into the Hofstra library auditorium for a Debate 2016 panel on the future...

Lessons Of The Fall

Tom Allon | Posted 08.30.2016 | New York
Tom Allon

I went for a long swim at a pond near my house an hour north of the city last week. The sweltering heat and warmth of the water belied the impending b...

America Needs a Center-Left Coalition to Stop Trump

Alan Singer | Posted 07.25.2016 | Politics
Alan Singer

I am not a Hillary fan or a registered Democrat. I usually vote for the Green Party. But after watching coverage of the Republican National Convention...

People With Guns Kill People and Children

Alan Singer | Posted 02.14.2013 | Crime
Alan Singer

Between 1982 and 2012 over the course of three decades there were 62 mass murders in the United States using firearms. They have taken place in thirty states. The killers had in their possession 142 guns. At least three-fourths of these weapons had been obtained legally.

(WATCH) Secrets Of The Presidential Debates: Host-School Profs Provide Post-Debate Analysis

Posted 10.29.2012 | College

There's no doubt that this month's presidential debates had a major impact on the race for the Oval Office in 2012. President Barack Obama's lethargic...

A Matter of Purpose

Jack Noland | Posted 12.23.2012 | Teen
Jack Noland

Should President Obama win reelection in less than three weeks, this debate may go down as a turning point in this momentous and historic campaign.

Why Colleges Do (And Don't) Want To Host A Presidential Debate

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.22.2012 | College

Hosting a presidential debate isn't cheap. The cost of playing host for Lynn University, the Boca Raton, Fla. site of Monday's third and final pre...

What Makes Presidential Debates Great: Lessons for the Final Debate

Meena Bose | Posted 12.21.2012 | College
Meena Bose

Monday night, President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney face off in the final presidential debate. The high stakes show the continuing importance of public opinion in American democracy.

Want to Get Past Romney's Lies About Women's Rights? Look to the Supreme Court

Michael Keegan | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics
Michael Keegan

Romney's dangerous agenda, whatever it is, would last for four years. His right-wing Supreme Court could last for forty years. That's a scary thought for anyone who cares about the rights of women.

Keeping Score at the Debates: Breaking Down the Town Hall Tussle That Boiled Over

Lea Black | Posted 12.18.2012 | Entertainment
Lea Black

Who knew the Real Housewives would be outdone for TV drama on a political stage? The showdowns between President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney have made them increasingly like the Real Housewives of Presidential Politics.

Let's Have Town Halls After the Elections

Harold A. McDougall | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics
Harold A. McDougall

The citizens' assembly, being non-governmental and community-based, would have no power to compel their participation. But I think very few would refuse. Who knows, maybe C-SPAN would want to cover it.

LISTEN: The Top 10 Lines From The 2nd Debate

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's statement on "binders full of women" was the top soundbite from the second presidential debate, according to soundbite platform

Obama Could've Closed the Deal Last Night... But Didn't

Trey Ellis | Posted 12.17.2012 | Politics
Trey Ellis

Last night the president still left unsaid what he plans to do in his second term. Romney, on the other hand, trumpets a clear message of hope and of change.

'No One -- Man Or Woman -- Could Have Done It Better'

Posted 10.17.2012 | Teen

Partially as the result of the dedicated efforts of three teenage girls, a woman -- Candy Crowley, CNN's chief political correspondent -- was chosen t...

Arthur Delaney

Undecided Debate Questioner Rates The Candidates' Answers | Arthur Delaney | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

Carol Goldberg waited a long time to ask a short question. Goldberg arrived at Hofstra University for the second presidential debate at 8:30 a.m. o...

Empty Suit

Robert L. Borosage | Posted 12.17.2012 | Politics
Robert L. Borosage

This was the debate that finally exposed Mitt Romney as an empty suit running a campaign that is disingenuous at its core. The president exposed to millions of Americans just how hollow Romney's claims are.