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Presidential Debate

A Debate Tale of Two Candidates: Obama Is Too Laid Back But Romney Is Playing It Safe... Really?

Dee Evans | Posted 12.25.2012 | Politics
Dee Evans

I cannot believe that some in the media are actually trying to pick up on the Republican talking point about President Obama's statement in the final debate about horses and bayonets, just like they sheepishly picked up the Right's talking point about his "not optimal" comment.

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.

Big Issues Left Out Of Presidential Race

Posted 10.25.2012 | Politics

By CHARLES BABINGTON, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Of the roughly 50,000 words spoken in this month's three presidential debates, none were ...

Which Mitt Romney Are You Voting For? Do You Really Trust This Guy?

BlackAndBrownNews | Posted 12.24.2012 | Politics

Which Mitt Romney are you voting for? The one who effectively said "F-You" to the 47 percent (including seniors and military veterans)? Or the Mitt who now says he stands up for 100 percent of Americans?

Taking Cues From the Presidential Debates

Shlomo Slatkin | Posted 12.24.2012 | Politics
Shlomo Slatkin

If we learned anything from the presidential debates, we learned that body language counts. Your gestures and movements speak louder than words. Here are four cues from the presidential and vice-presidential debates on how to strengthen your marriage with your body language.

America's National Insecurity

Ruth Rosen | Posted 12.24.2012 | San Francisco
Ruth Rosen

During this entire debate on foreign policy, we heard relatively little about the impact of our militarized foreign policy on people's lives.

2012 Presidential Debate #3 Wrap: Shock and Awe, More Like Kumbaya

Roger King | Posted 12.24.2012 | Politics
Roger King

Foreign policy was the theme of the third and final debate of the 2012 presidential cycle. With all the theatrical combat of the previous debate still fresh in voters' minds, one might think this final tête-à-tête would escalate and go nuclear.

Get Active! Get Engaged! Get Informed!

Ivanley Noisette | Posted 10.23.2012 | Media
Ivanley Noisette

The 24-hour news cycle is not always conducive to objective truth-seeking. Instead, it is often more proficient at focusing on surface generalizations and reaching premature and sometimes baseless conclusions.

WATCH: BET Airs Anti-Obama Commercial

Posted 10.23.2012 | Black Voices

With the third and final debate concluding on Monday evening, the next two weeks will be viewed as a crucial period for both candidates. And as expect...

The Romney Deduction 'Bucket' List

Marion Just | Posted 12.23.2012 | College
Marion Just

How is Gov. Romney going to fulfill the promise he made twice during the first debate -- "I will not, under any circumstances, increase taxes on the middle class"?

GOP Heavyweights: Mitt Romney Missed Crucial Points On Iraq, Benghazi During Final Debate

The Huffington Post | Sarah Bufkin | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

With President Barack Obama by many accounts emerging as the winner in the third and final presidential debate Monday, Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) and Ne...

Last Shot of Obama and Romney

Elana Ashley | Posted 12.23.2012 | Education
Elana Ashley

"Appearing on a news blog yesterday afternoon, the use of the title 'Last Shot' for the evening's debaters Obama and Romney was clearly a semantic pla...

Obama, Mitt Romney Race To Finish Line Ahead Of Election Day

Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

By NEDRA PICKLER AND KEN THOMAS, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DELRAY BEACH, Fla. With just two weeks until Election Day, President Barack Obama on Tuesday...

Nonverbal Behavior of the Third Presidential Debate: See What Your Ears Missed

Vanessa Van Edwards | Posted 12.23.2012 | Arts
Vanessa Van Edwards

The polls seem to be saying that Obama was the moderate winner of the third presidential debate. But, why? Nonverbal hints can give us evidence to why Obama performed slightly better than Romney.

"The '80s Are Calling... "

Andy Ostroy | Posted 12.23.2012 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

It was interesting that virtually the entire foreign policy discussion focused on the Middle East, as if nothing else around the world matters. Not a peep about the European financial meltdown, for example, and how they'd help fix the collapsing economies of Spain, Greece and Italy. So who "won?"

CARTOON: Romney's Facts Don't Check Out

Posted 10.23.2012 | Black Voices

Although last night's final debate wasn't quite the heated showdown we saw the second time the presidential candidates faced off, it was entertaining ...

Gitmo Prisoners Tune In For Final Debate

Reuters | Posted 12.23.2012 | World

GUANTANAMO BAY U.S. NAVAL BASE, Cuba, Oct 23 (Reuters) - A few dozen Guantanamo prisoners were among the millions who tuned in for the U.S. presiden...

Obama's Comment 'Offended The Bayonet Community'

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 10.23.2012 | Small Business

While many were delighted with President Barack Obama's quip to Mitt Romney about "fewer horses and bayonets" in today's military, one constituency th...

Joshua Hersh

Mitt Romney Made A Deliberate Choice To Avoid Libya | Joshua Hersh | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

BOCA RATON, Fla. -- Mitt Romney's decision not to press President Barack Obama on his administration's failures in Libya was a conscious choice by the...

World Geography According To Mitt Romney

Posted 10.23.2012 | World

Mitt Romney: Syria is Iran's only ally in the Arab world. It's their route to the sea. It's the route for them to arm Hezbollah in Lebanon, which thre...

A View of the Presidential Debates

Hermene Hartman | Posted 12.23.2012 | Politics
Hermene Hartman

The debates have missed Joe's Issues, that is, the question that people on the street, on the ground want answered.

NDAA Trends On Twitter During The Debate

The Huffington Post | Saki Knafo | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

Among the many topics not discussed in Monday night's debate was the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act, a law signed by President Barack Obama t...

WATCH: How Did Young Voters Respond To The Last Debate?

Posted 10.23.2012 | College

That's it. The final presidential debate aired Monday night. Although it was supposed to be focused on foreign policy, some domestic policy -- inc...

This November Our Energy Future Hangs in the Balance

Kate Gordon | Posted 12.23.2012 | Green
Kate Gordon

Anyone tracking America's energy mix over time would have to conclude that while we have liked coal a lot, we maybe like it a little less now. And that's a good thing.

Joshua Hersh

Former Navy Secretary Sides With Obama On Ships | Joshua Hersh | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

BOCA RATON, Fla. -- President Barack Obama's "horses and bayonets" zinger, shooting down Mitt Romney's concerns about the state of the Navy, may have ...