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Wisdom of Bookies

David Crisanti | Posted 12.16.2012 | Politics
David Crisanti

The Romney debate win was unusually large -- so perhaps this time the debate did actually change the race. But the election betting markets strongly believe that Romney hasn't drawn very close.

The Daily Szep -- The Chameleon

Paul Szep | Posted 12.16.2012 | Comedy
Paul Szep


100 Must-Follow Twitter Feeds For Presidential Debate

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

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

So Many Mitts, So Little Time!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 12.16.2012 | Politics
Rick Horowitz


The President of the United States Will Decide Women's Choice Globally

Dr. Musimbi Kanyoro | Posted 12.16.2012 | Politics
Dr. Musimbi Kanyoro

As the two square off on foreign policy, women's reproductive rights must be addressed because whomever becomes president will not only determine U.S. women's personal, economic and educational choices, but also those of women worldwide

Presidential Debate Audience Adds New Dimension To Obama-Romney Showdown

Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

The presidential debate audience adds a new dimension to the showdown between Barack Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney on Tuesday night....

How the Press Helped Romney Reinvent Himself

Eric Boehlert | Posted 12.16.2012 | Media
Eric Boehlert

For the final push of this campaign Mitt Romney is trying to reinvent himself as a moderate, less-scary Republican. And the press is helping him at every turn.

Obama Under Pressure To Come Alive In Rematch Against Mitt Romney

Reuters | Posted 12.16.2012 | Politics

* Obama and Romney clash over Libya killings * Candidates circle, confront each other on stage * Polls show race deadloc...

Why Romney the Closer Is a Consumer Nightmare

Adam Levin | Posted 12.16.2012 | Business
Adam Levin

Mitt Romney is the poster child of big business expediency, where truth is less important than closing the deal. And if he gets elected we'll see a reprise of the Wild West days that ended in the 2008 crisis.

Howard Fineman

Can Cool Hand Barack Dismantle Robomitt? | Howard Fineman | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– Time for some drama, Obama. With his presidency on the line, Barack Obama at 9 p.m. on Long Island must do –- is planning to do ...

Obama Seeks To Regain Momentum Against Mitt Romney In Presidential Debate

Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

By NANCY BENAC, ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The pressure is on President Barack Obama to deliver a Goldilocks performance in the second debate:...

Jason Linkins

What To Watch For In Tonight's Debate | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

Tuesday night, the highly successful season of "The Commission On Presidential Debates Presents: These Presidential Debates That We Were Commissioned ...

We're in the Mood for Debate!

Karen Hinton | Posted 12.15.2012 | Politics
Karen Hinton

The American people are in the mood for debate mostly because our president wasn't. It's likely more people than ever will watch Tuesday's night debate just to see if President Obama will be in a good or bad mood. And, that's reason enough.

Barack Should Play Ball

Claudia Zelevansky | Posted 12.15.2012 | Politics
Claudia Zelevansky

Barack should play ball. I don't mean that as a means of deploying the metaphor. I mean he should think of the debate like he thinks about basketball.

Debate Prep

Jonathan Richards | Posted 12.12.2012 | Politics
Jonathan Richards


Think Again: How to Be a Political Journalist in America

Eric Alterman | Posted 12.12.2012 | Media
Eric Alterman

To spare myself some time, and to share my hard-earned wisdom with those whom I will never get a chance to counsel, I've come up with the following list of the top 20 rules that no aspiring American mainstream political journalist should ever forget.

Ultra-Flexible Mitt

Rick Horowitz | Posted 12.11.2012 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Could we see this coming? We could see this coming. (Rick nailed the future.)...

Why Big Bird Matters

Jay Michaelson | Posted 12.11.2012 | Politics
Jay Michaelson

Many of my liberal friends have groused about this situation. They want to go back to talking about dull, numerical, substantive issues like the wealth gap or the Romney tax cut. They're wrong. This symbol is a winner for Democrats, both in particular and in general.

Obama's Debate Mission

Brent Budowsky | Posted 12.09.2012 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

The president should make clear that our exceptionalism is not how wealthy the few become, but how much prosperity is created and shared by the many, and the fairness and justice and decency we stand for.

Mr. President, Take Heart

Ed Koch | Posted 12.09.2012 | New York
Ed Koch

My advice to the president is recognize his strengths, which include high intelligence, courage, passion, integrity, likeability and most importantly, being on the people's side of the issues.

2012 COUNTDOWN: Dems Pointing Fingers Over Debate Fail

Howard Fineman | Posted 12.09.2012 | Politics
Howard Fineman

After last week's disastrous debate performance, Democrats in and around the president's camp are privately pointing fingers at each other for Obama's failure in Round One in Denver.

Mr. President: Next Debate, Make Moral Choice Clear

Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm | Posted 12.08.2012 | Politics
Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm

Mr. President, when you walk on stage in the next debate I would like to hear you say that the choice is not just about whose tax plan you like or who has the better health care strategy. It's much more fundamental than that. This is a choice about our national character.

The Next Debate: How to Answer Romney

John Tirman | Posted 12.08.2012 | Politics
John Tirman

Romney's foibles as a foreign policy candidate are easy targets. But chances are strong that the next debate will again be "won" by Romney -- if Obama retreats to defensive mode.

Words That Shaped Last Week: 'Jim Lehrer,' 'Big Bird,' and 'Seth MacFarlane'

Vanity Fair | Posted 12.08.2012 | Media
Vanity Fair

For your edification, a look back at the phrases, nouns, and neologisms that have, for better or for worse, shaped the week's national discourse.

WATCH: Centre College Prof Analyzes The Upcoming Debate For Us

Posted 10.08.2012 | College

Centre College will host the second debate between the Democratic and Republican tickets -- and the first and only debate between the vice-presidentia...