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Presidential Debate

Security Concerns Cause University To Back Out Of Hosting Presidential Debate

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.19.2016 | College

Wright State University is backing out of plans to host one of the presidential debates later this year over safety and financial concerns, the school...

If You're Live-Tweeting The Debates, You're Doing It Wrong

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 04.19.2016 | Healthy Living

If you're live-tweeting the presidential debates, you're doing it wrong, says a new study. While watching the birth of election season hashtags in re...

Bernie, Hillary, and the Battle for New York

Jennifer Sabin | Posted 04.15.2016 | Politics
Jennifer Sabin

Though at times the Democratic debate devolved into a shouting match that made me long for the civilized debates of yore, it was rarely boring and mostly substantive.

Presidential Election Has Become a Race to Be Man Enough

Ishita Srivastava | Posted 03.15.2016 | Politics
Ishita Srivastava

Everyone's talking about this, but no one's really calling it what it is. This kind of taunting is not just juvenile. It is gendered. It's not about whether someone is experienced or visionary enough to be president. It's about whether someone is man enough to be president.

Why Bernie Sanders Is the Best Spiritual Choice for Presidential Candidate

Christian Sinclair | Posted 03.15.2016 | Religion
Christian Sinclair

In spirituality, if you want to see a difference, you have to do something different. Bernie Sanders is offering that opportunity to us as a country. We have a candidate who is extending a loving hand and saying, "We are all in this together."

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton Could Potentially Win Their Primaries Outright on March 1st

Matt Teitelbaum | Posted 02.24.2016 | Politics
Matt Teitelbaum

Americans have every reason to be glued to the news channel of their choice Tuesday night, as polls close in about a dozen states all across the U.S. during the 2016 primary election cycle's biggest night yet. They might just see the possibility of a general election between Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton become all but inevitable.

Ifill and Woodruff Make History: First All-Women Major Presidential Debate Moderating Team

Beverly Wettenstein | Posted 02.15.2016 | Women
Beverly Wettenstein

Hillary Clinton, the first woman to win the Iowa presidential caucus, noted that PBS hosts Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff made history February 11 as th...

There Was Something Missing From The GOP's 'Debate' On Criminal Justice Reform

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.29.2016 | Politics

The first YouTube question at the GOP debate Thursday night went to Mark Watson, an Army veteran who typically video-blogs about technology. He presse...

The Presidential Candidates Flunk On Income Inequality

Cody Cain | Posted 01.26.2016 | Politics
Cody Cain

The greatest issue plaguing our society today is that of income inequality. Yet astonishingly, the current presidential candidates have failed to propose any adequate ideas for solving it.

GOP Presidential Contenders Forgot About Women During Debate

The Huffington Post | Dana Liebelson | Posted 01.15.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential contenders scrapped over the economy, national security and guns in Thursday night's main stage debate in South ...

The Republican Debate Is Going To Be A Wild Free-For-All

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 01.14.2016 | Politics

Republican presidential hopefuls will square off once more during Thursday’s Fox Business debate in South Carolina, where they’ll have one of thei...

America's Grand Distraction With Terrorism Is Dangerous

Peter Navarro | Posted 12.23.2015 | Politics
Peter Navarro

We must not take our eyes off very real threats elsewhere in the world every time a bomb goes off in the Middle East or a couple of terrorists kill innocents on American soil. So get a grip America -- and more of a stiff upper lip.

Will a Sinking Fleet Sink the Clinton Pivot to Asia?

Peter Navarro | Posted 12.17.2015 | Politics
Peter Navarro

REPRINTED COURTESY OF REAL CLEAR DEFENSE Real Clear Defense: Hillary Clinton's Achille's Heel Pivot to Asia from Peter Navarro on Vimeo. If ABC rea...

Jeb Is the Republicans' Only Chance Against Hillary

Richard Brodsky | Posted 12.17.2015 | Politics
Richard Brodsky

The Republican electorate is the problem, not the candidates. The candidates are trapped in a world that is dominated by anger and alienation, not a contest of ideas or even personalities. Jeb is the perfect case.

The F-35 Strafes the Presidential Debate -- Taiwan's Trump Card?

Peter Navarro | Posted 12.15.2015 | Politics
Peter Navarro

This week, the Republican presidential candidates square off in Las Vegas, Nevada for the last debate of 2015. Here's a hypothetical exchange between the CNN anchor of "The Situation Room" and the leading candidate

From Real Clear Defense: More Subs, More Subs, More Subs?

Peter Navarro | Posted 11.30.2015 | Politics
Peter Navarro

So what's our next president to do to meet the challenge of China's growing "carrier killer" arsenal of missiles, mines, cruise missile-equipped catamarans, and ultra-quiet diesel-electric submarines?

Buy Made in China, Weaken National Security?

Peter Navarro | Posted 11.25.2015 | Politics
Peter Navarro

This Black Friday weekend, American consumers will add billions of dollars to the US trade deficit as they binge on Made in China holiday gifts.

Where's Log Cabin Republican Activism This Campaign Season?

Irene Monroe | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Irene Monroe

I am hoping to see LGBTQ Republicans publicly bring to the fore how being anti-LGBTQ in 2015 is a huge political liability for any Republican candidate, especially one seeking the highest office in the land.

Top Five Things to Watch for at the Republican Debate

Matt Teitelbaum | Posted 11.10.2015 | Politics
Matt Teitelbaum

Eight candidates will take part in Tuesday night's Republican presidential debate airing on the Fox News Business channel. Here's what you'll want to look for as the primary season enters its final months before the first votes are cast in the Iowa caucuses.

Presidential Debates and Speed Dating

Chad Stone LD | Posted 11.09.2015 | Divorce
Chad Stone LD

That's right, the sound bites rolling off the candidates' tongues reminded me of that great American invention, speed dating, which enables lucky men and women to go out on a dozen dates in a single evening.

GOP Debate Demand: An Undemanding Debate

Rick Horowitz | Posted 11.07.2015 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

The poor dears didn't care for the questions! So now they want changes.

Report: CNBC Employees 'Shell-Shocked' After Chaotic Debate

CNN | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 10.30.2015 | Media

For the CNBC employees who boarded a charter plane right after Wednesday's bruising GOP debate, the redeye flight was physically smooth but emotionall...

Reporter Allows GOP to Slide on Ticket Controversy

Jason Salzman | Posted 10.28.2015 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Republicans continue to blame CNBC outright, or imply that CNBC is responsible for severely limiting the number of seats available for today's GOP pre...

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.

Presidential Election: Crying (Tears of Hope) for you, Argentina

Jesica L. Santos | Posted 10.21.2015 | World
Jesica L. Santos

On October 25, Argentinians will go the polls to elect their next democratic president who, for the first time since 2003, won't have "Kirchner" as a last name. But the choice Argentinians will really be making concerns not an individual but, rather, the type of country they want to recover.