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South Carolina Debate

Arthur Delaney

GOP Candidates Decry Extended Unemployment Benefits | Arthur Delaney | Posted 01.16.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential candidates sharply criticized extended unemployment insurance during Monday evening's debate in South Carolina, where the unem...

GOP Debate: Candidates Face Off Ahead Of South Carolina Primary

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.16.2012 | Politics

By DAVID ESPO, ASSOCIATED PRESS Under heavy debate pressure from his rivals, Republican presidential front-runner Mitt Romney defended his record a...

Ryan Grim

Perry Challenges Romney To Release Tax Returns | Ryan Grim | Posted 01.16.2012 | Politics

Rick Perry on Monday joined Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich in calling for Mitt Romney to release his tax returns quickly, so that voters can find out...

GOP Candidates Go Head-To-Head In South Carolina

Posted 01.17.2012 | Politics

Five candidates vying for the Republican presidential nomination are going head-to-head in a primary debate in South Carolina on Monday night. The ...

GOP Rep: 'The Greatest Minority Under Assault Today Are Christians. No Doubt About It'

Posted 01.16.2012 | Politics

Rep. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) addressed a crowd gathered Monday at a South Carolina Tea Party conference and resolutely concluded that "the greatest minorit...

GOP Candidates Facing Off Ahead Of South Carolina Primary

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.16.2012 | Politics

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — The Republican presidential contenders on Monday campaigned their way into the first of two debates before a pivotal weekend pr...

New Hampshire Politicos Weigh In On Debate

Salem Patch | Marc Fortier | Posted 11.13.2011 | Politics

Rick Perry and Newt Gingrich were the biggest winners, and CBS the biggest loser in Saturday night’s GOP debate, according to one New Hampshire poli...

South Carolina Residents Surprised To Watch NCIS

Taylors-Wade Hampton Patch | Carolyn Farr Smith | Posted 01.12.2012 | Politics

Saturday's CBS News/National Journal debate was just getting interesting when viewers in South Carolina watching the show were returned to regularly s...

LIVE UPDATES: GOP Presidential Candidates Face Off

Posted 01.12.2012 | Politics

In South Carolina on Saturday night, eight candidates running for the Republican presidential nomination are facing off in a primary debate. The ev...

Jason Linkins

Drugs, War, And Bells: The Debategasm | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.06.2011 | Politics

Did you miss last night's GOP presidential debate in South Carolina, between four people who have only a slim chance of ever being the party's nominee...

Jon Ward

First Republican Presidential Debate Pulled Off Course | Jon Ward | Posted 07.05.2011 | Politics

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- It may have been the moment when former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson extended his riff about how his reality TV show would be diff...

Jon Ward

GOP Presidential Candidate: 'We Got Osama Bin Laden. Let's Get Out Of Afghanistan' | Jon Ward | Posted 07.05.2011 | Politics

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson said ahead of the debate tonight that the U.S. should get out of Afghanistan now that Osama bi...

Jason Linkins

South Carolina Primary Debate To Feature No-Shows, Spurned Hopefuls, And Media Restrictions | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.05.2011 | Politics

The candidates that the debate organizers want won't be showing up. The AP is in a kerfuffle with Fox News over "restrictions placed on media access." What is the point of this debate, again?

South Carolina Debate: News & Updates Ahead Of The First GOP Presidential Forum

Posted 07.05.2011 | Politics

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- The 2012 election season begins Thursday in earnest with the Republican Party’s first presidential primary debate here at 9 p.m....

Jason Linkins

Late Returns: The Brief Life Of The Osama Bin Bounce | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.04.2011 | Politics

Everybody is pretty happy over the news that they won't be sharing their future with Osama bin Laden. But it's hard for most people to actually visualize a future -- let alone plan for one -- without having a steady job and the income it provides.

Jon Ward

South Carolina Debate's Small Field Guarantees A Strong Libertarian Flavor | Jon Ward | Posted 07.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The final field for the first debate of the Republican presidential primary election is set, but there are twice as many hopefuls who ar...

Jason Linkins

Karger-mentum: Longshot Hopeful Hits 1 Percent Polling Threshold | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.29.2011 | Politics

On Thursday, we brought you word that longtime Republican consultant Fred Karger was battling to overcome the obstacles between him and the May 5 GOP ...

Jason Linkins

First GOP Debate Of 2012 Campaign May Have To Soldier On Without Newt Gingrich | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.28.2011 | Politics

As you may have heard, the South Carolina GOP is having a difficult time getting people to participate in its May 5 debate. So far, its only confirmed...

Stewart On CNN Debate Coverage: "Oh My God, They're Fighting Over Issues!"

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"Oh my God, they're fighting over issues," Jon Stewart said on "A Daily Show" last night, referring to Monday's Democratic debate in South Carolina. ...

It's Wolf's Fault! Feisty Debate Blamed On "Exceedingly Lenient" Blitzer

New York Times/TV Decoder | Brian Stelter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

As a seemingly endless series of presidential candidate debates have proven this election cycle, the posture of the debate moderator can make the diff...

CNN's Democratic Debate Draws Record High Audience

New York Times/ The Caucus | Brian Stelter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Political aficionados will remember Monday's Democratic presidential debate for the heated and personal exchanges between Senator Hillary Rodham Clint...

Rush Limbaugh: Hillary "The Only One Sitting There Who Could Not Cross Her Legs"

MediaMatters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

On the January 22 edition of his nationally syndicated radio show, discussing the January 21 CNN Democratic presidential candidates debate during whic...

Fox News Caves, Allows Ron Paul Into Debate

Myrtle Beach Sun News | Robert Morris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Following the New Hampshire primary, six Republican candidates will attend Thursday night's debate in Myrtle Beach, state party officials said today. ...