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WATCH: Romney Campaign Targets Obama With 'Apology Tour' Attack

Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's campaign is out with a new ad targeting Barack Obama one day after the final presidential debate of the election season. "The preside...

The Doublethink Debate

Robert L. Borosage | Posted 12.23.2012 | Politics
Robert L. Borosage

There's a haunting Orwellian aura to Romney's shape shifting. Suddenly, the past is rewritten. Previous positions are, to use Nixon's phrase, "inoperative." Utterly new positions are asserted as ones that have always been firmly held.

Obama Levels 'Wrong And Reckless' Criticism At Romney

Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

By NANCY BENAC AND KEN THOMAS, ASSOCIATED PRESS BOCA RATON, Fla. -- Their debates now history, President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney on...

Bringing the Foreign Policy Debate Home

Richard N. Haass | Posted 12.23.2012 | Politics
Richard N. Haass

A good deal can and will be said about Monday night's foreign policy debate, but the bottom line may be that it was not so much about foreign policy and not so much a debate.

Ryan: 'I Just Don't Understand' Obama's 'Horses And Bayonets' Comparison

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden accused Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan of flip-floppin...

Romney Agrees With Obama's Drone Strategy

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney sought to ally himself with a multitude of President Barack Obama's policies during the third and final debate. That included the use of ...

Ryan Grim

'Mitt Agrees With Obama'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

BOCA RATON, Fla. -- There may be a presidential election around the corner, but voters won't have two competing foreign policies to choose from at the...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Instant Polls Show Strong Showing For Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Instant reaction polls after the third and final presidential debate showed a strong performance for President Barack Obama, following a...

Tom Zeller Jr.

Generational First: No Mention of Climate At Debates

HuffingtonPost.com | Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 10.23.2012 | Green

History was made at the third and final presidential debate at Lynn University on Monday night. President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger, ...

Amanda Terkel

Inside A Wisconsin GOP Debate-Watching Party

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

WAUKESHA, Wis. -- Balanced budgets, Bibi Netanyahu and busting teachers' unions are in. Obamacare, sequestration and bringing up the Bush administrati...

Sarah Palin Slams Obama Debate Performance

Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

Sarah Palin slammed President Barack Obama's performance against Mitt Romney in Monday night's debate during an appearance on Fox Business Network fol...

'Horses And Bayonets' Goes Viral

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

There were no binders full of women at the final presidential debate on Monday, but there were certainly horses and bayonets. President Barack Obam...

Obama Handily Wins Third Debate

Matt Zeller | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics
Matt Zeller

Tonight's third Presidential debate featured a battle between Obama the Professor-in-Chief vs. Romney the student-who-didn't-do-the-reading. As someone who has ADD, even I had trouble keeping up with many of Governor Romney's non-linear arguments.

Obama as Commander-in-Chief, Romney as Dithering Bully

Robert Reich | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics
Robert Reich

Although Monday night's topic was foreign policy, I hope Americans understood it was also about every other major challenge we face. Mitt Romney is not only a cold warrior; he's also a class warrior. And the two are closely related.

Arthur Delaney

Romney Talks Food Stamps During Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney said in his closing remarks at Monday night’s debate that he wanted to get people off food stamps, but n...

Romney Gives Thumbs Up To Final Debate

Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

If Mitt Romney's immediate post-debate gesture is to be believed, he thinks he did A-ok. If we're judging by his facial expression though... (P...

Fact Check: How Obama, Romney Debate Statements Hold Up

AP | CALVIN WOODWARD | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Voters didn't always get the straight goods when President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney made their case for foreign poli...

POLL: Who Won The Debate?

Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

Who won the debate? Barack Obama and Mitt Romney captured the spotlight as they sparred against one another in the final presidential debate of th...

Obama, Romney Spar On Foreign Policy In Final Presidential Debate

Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

By DAVID ESPO AND KASIE HUNT, ASSOCIATED PRESS BOCA RATON, Fla. — President Barack Obama sharply challenged Mitt Romney on foreign policy in thei...

Michael McAuliff

Obama Sinks Romney's Battleship

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney mostly ducked questions about his military plans in the third and final presidential debate Monday night -- offering President Barack Obam...

Barack Obama: U.S. Will Stand With Israel If Attacked

Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BOCA RATON, Fla. — President Barack Obama says the United States will stand with Israel if it's attacked. Obama said d...

Jennifer Bendery

WATCH: Romney Completely Avoids Libya At Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney took the first question in Monday night's debate -- whether or not the administration bungled its response...

Elise Foley

'We Also Have Fewer Horses And Bayonets'

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama mocked Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney on Monday for his repeated attack over the size of the Navy, which he has sa...

Mitt Romney: U.S. Can't Kill Its Way Out Of Extremist Threats

Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BOCA RATON, Fla. — Republican Mitt Romney says he praises rival President Barack Obama for ordering the raid that killed ...

Sam Stein

Romney, Obama Spar Over Syria

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

The discussion on Syria during Monday night's presidential debate was an exercise in Mitt Romney trying to fudge the major distinctions between his fo...