Tensions have peaked as the public awaits the final presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The debates thus far have covered, and uncovered, multiple issues that must be addressed before choosing a new Commander and Chief.
We now have a new gold standard of sloppy politics thanks to Donald Trump's outrageous methods. Despite the insanity, there's still a chance it could all be outdone tonight.
The population of Nevada represents demographic trends in many American states. its growing population includes a rapidly growing percentage of Latino, Asian-American/Pacific Islander, and African-American residents. In the future, America's national elections are increasingly likely to be decided by the candidate capable of winning swing states in the American southwest.
A conversation centered on the local issues of St. Louis, like community policing, charter schools, or economic development in struggling municipalities, would have made the debate more meaningful to voters.
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The moderators at the next presidential debate must therefore put these issues front and center. We need a Commander in Chief who not only has the temperament to handle the challenges of the nuclear arsenal, but also one who understands what it's all about.
I was texting furiously, checking Twitter and Facebook, listening to the television, wondering why I hadn't thought to get a snack before it all start...
Donald Trump, however, made his intentions quite clear at the last debate, and many times before: He will appoint justices to the high court "very much in the mold of Justice Scalia."
What's worse than a political debate that fails to give voters the information they need? One that misinforms them, while at the same time demeaning the democratic process. The final 2016 presidential debate takes place Wednesday night, and expectations are low.
Moderator Chris Wallace recently announced the topics for the final U.S. presidential debate to be held Oct. 19. Among them are debt and entitlements, immigration, the economy, the Supreme Court, foreign hot spots, and fitness to be president.
As we prepare for the final presidential debate of 2016 (thank you jeebus), I would like to share this important public service announcement. Please ...
The tape of Donald Trump bragging about sexual assault, followed by the testimony of at least eight woman confirming he engaged in it, may have finally done what his year-long attacks on Muslims, Mexicans, the disabled, war heroes, the leadership of the U.S. military and oh so many others, along with his Putin bromance, had not yet done.
In Donald Trump's 2005 hot mic conversation with entertainment reporter Billy Bush, he confessed to kissing women and grabbing their genitals without their consent.
Some have described this year's presidential election as a roller-coaster ride. In that it's leaving a lot of us feeling out of control and wanting to scream, the metaphor is apt. The mudslinging, name-calling, and truth stretching is at an all-time high.
Co-authored by U.S. Senators Brian Schatz and Sheldon Whitehouse An open letter to Frank J. Fahrenkopf, Jr. and Michael D. McCurry, co-chairs of the...
We are living through a very real world demonstration of the notion that words have serious consequences.