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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 | 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 | 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' | 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 | 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...

Jason Linkins

Romney Hits Obama On Iraq | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

Romney accuses Obama of not negotiating a proper Status of Forces Agreement in Iraq. It should be reiterated, Obama followed the SoFA that was negotia...

U.S. Foreign Policy Debate Agenda -- What About Cuba?

Noel Irwin Hentschel | Posted 12.22.2012 | World
Noel Irwin Hentschel

The newly elected president, Romney or Obama, when discussing U.S. foreign policy for Cuba will need to consider how to help 12 million Cuban neighbors enjoy a better life and be able to secure the support of the millions of Cuban-Americans who have had that opportunity by living in the U.S.

Forget Debates: It’s Party Platters, Not Platforms

Marie Woolf | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics
Marie Woolf

2012-10-23-Mariewoolf.jpg Forget debates, PAC ads and voter guides: just sample the two party platters. We need only look to what the candidates' wives are serving up.

WATCH LIVE: Presidential Debate Live Streaming Online

Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

You can watch the final presidential debate between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney at Lynn University in Florida with the live video stream from YouTube...

LIVE UPDATES: Obama, Romney Face Off In Final Presidential Debate

Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

The presidential debate on Monday night marks the third and final showdown between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. The focus of the event is on fore...

Presidential Debate 2012: Obama, Romney Face Off In Final Showdown

Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

By DAVID ESPO AND KASIE HUNT, ASSOCIATED PRESS BOCA RATON, Fla. — Foreign policy took command of the campaign spotlight Monday at the third and f...

Comedians Live Tweet The Final Debate

Posted 10.22.2012 | Comedy

Presidential debates are hard on the candidates, but even harder on those of us watching at home. That's why the good Lord invented Twitter. We've ...

The Foreign Policy Debate America Deserves

Sally A. Painter | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics
Sally A. Painter

The final debate is a chance for us to see real leadership -- and that means grappling with thorny issues that aren't reducible to talking points, but which will nevertheless define the course of the world in the coming years.

100 Must-Follow Twitter Feeds For Presidential Debate

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

There are no shortage of options for watching tonight's presidential debate on foreign policy. One of the most interesting places to get real-time ...

How To Follow The Final Presidential Debate LIVE

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

The final presidential debate is tonight, Monday, Oct. 22, at 9 p.m. local time. It will be the last chance for Barack Obama and Mitt Romney to art...

Joshua Hersh

Foreign Policy Debate: On Libya, Middle East, Obama Faces Tough Questions And Few Easy Answers | Joshua Hersh | Posted 10.23.2012 | World

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- A few weeks ago, a former CIA analyst and a national security adviser to the campaign of President Barack Obama lost a debate...

Will Obama or Romney Address Worldwide Debate on Failed Drug War?

Tony Newman | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics
Tony Newman

Tonight's focus on foreign policy is a perfect opportunity to acknowledge and join the debate raging in Latin America, where several current presidents are finally calling for an honest and open debate about how to end the drug war's decades-long bloodbath in their countries.

Can A Debate On Foreign Policy Ignore Global Warming?

Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 01.07.2013 | Green
Tom Zeller Jr.

Bob Schieffer, the chief Washington correspondent for CBS News and the moderator of this evening's affair, has an opportunity to force the candidates to speak to the issue on the record. If that doesn't happen, and climate change goes unmentioned, it will be the first time in nearly two decades of presidential debates that the topic has been ignored.

Presidential Debate: Competitive Greatness at Lynn University

Chad Barr | Posted 12.22.2012 | College
Chad Barr

When all of us here at Lynn University look back on October 22, 2012, we will not remember Debate Day for the long hours we all worked or for the logistical challenges with which we were faced. Instead, we will remember it as the culmination of our entire campus' efforts to rise to the challenge.

Howard Fineman

Why The Timing Of The Foreign Policy Debate Favors Romney | Howard Fineman | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

BOCA RATON, Fla. -- Rahm Emanuel has often told the story, when early in his days as White House chief of staff, he mused aloud to President Barack Ob...

Presidential Debate Tonight: All Eyes On Obama, Mitt Romney

Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

The presidential debate tonight marks the final standoff between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney ahead of election day on November 6. The showdown sta...

Sensata: The Reason Romney's Wrong for America

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Romney brags about being a businessman. That's what he is, all right, a used car salesman peddling America an economic lemon. The country can't afford four years under a President who claims he'll create 12 million jobs but won't lift a finger to save 170 in Freeport.