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Vice Presidential Debates

Young, Catholic And Conflicted

Lauren Boyle | Posted 12.16.2012 | Religion
Lauren Boyle

This has been happening to me my entire life. My "Catholicism" seems to rest on my belief about one single, solitary scenario: what to do about an unexpected pregnancy. How, in a world filled with as much trouble as ours, did my faith get reduced to that singular question?

The Best VP Debate GIFs

Posted 10.12.2012 | Comedy

The good people at Tumblr's Gifwich were at it again Thursday night, live-giffing the debate between Paul Ryan and Vice President Joe Biden. And just ...

Family Time At The Ryans Could Be #AWKWARD

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 10.12.2012 | Business

Paul Ryan is in favor of major cuts to federal spending, but his cousin's construction company has pulled in big bucks from government funded projects...

Amanda Terkel

Ryan Hits Biden On Attacks, Despite GOP Cuts | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics

ABC's foreign correspondent Martha Raddatz kicked off Thursday's vice presidential debate with a question about Libya, with Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) wa...

WATCH: The 2008 Vice Presidential Debate In Full

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics

In honor of this week's vice presidential debate between Paul Ryan and Joe Biden, here's another look back at the previous vice presidential debate, w...

How To Follow The Vice Presidential Debate Live Online

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics

It's Thursday, 10-11-12, and that means it's time for the lone vice presidential debate of the 2012 election season between Paul Ryan and Joe Biden. ...

Will Biden-Ryan Debate Be A 'Catholic Smackdown'?

Religion News Service | Daniel Burke and David Gibson | Posted 10.11.2012 | Religion

(RNS) When Joe Biden and Paul Ryan face off in the vice-presidential debate on Thursday night (Oct. 11), it will mark the first showdown of its kind b...

The Presidential Debate: Baseball Quiz

Aaron Zelinsky | Posted 11.30.2012 | Politics
Aaron Zelinsky

With the arrival of October, it's time for two great American pastimes: baseball and presidential debates. Match the presidential debater with the ballplayer they most resemble.

Jim Lehrer Announces First Presidential Debate Topics

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 09.19.2012 | Media

The topics for the first 2012 presidential debate were announced on Wednesday by moderator Jim Lehrer. Lehrer, who has moderated a total of 11 deba...

McCain Flatlines With Women

Martha Burk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Martha Burk

Weren't we all supposed to rush to McCain/Palin when Hillary folded her tent? After all, Palin wears a skirt and McCain obviously figured we girl voters were too dumb to know the difference.

Palin: Sancho Pander

William Fisher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
William Fisher

During this seemingly endless presidential campaign, there's been a ton of criticism of the so-called mainstream media and its alleged fawning love af...

Sarah Palin: A Farce To Be Reckoned With

Tina Dupuy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tina Dupuy

In the post-debate, post-partisan, postpartum, postmortem by those that think about stuff, those vilified media types, it was a pretty clear consensus...

Katharine Zaleski

Couric Interview: Palin Repeats Age Swipe At Biden (VIDEO) | Katharine Zaleski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Another day, another chance to see Katie Couric trap Sarah Palin in a rhetorical bind. This time Couric called out Palin for making a joke about Joe B...

Well-Rehearsed Sarah Still Managed To Scare Me

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Brian Ross

There wasn't much substance coming out of Sarah Palin as she tried her best to avoid answering the questions last night. What did slip out, though, you should truly find frightening.

Women In Arizona Offended By Palin's Wink

Marlene H. Phillips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marlene H. Phillips

I watched the debate in a room full of rowdy, noisy folks last night in Tucson, Arizona. Comments flew across the room, most directed at Sarah Palin: ...

Palin VP Debate: Voters Doubt Her Readiness

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ST. LOUIS — Under intense scrutiny, Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin stood her ground Thursday night against a vastly more exp...

Jason Linkins

Biden Lowers Boom On McCain: Not A Maverick | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Presented with the contention that John McCain represented a set of "maverick" possibilities in governance, Senator Joe Biden offered up a spirited an...

VP Debate Prep: Michigan Governor Granholm Pretending To Be Sarah Palin For Joe Biden

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The New York Times has an article on the preparations Senator Joe Biden is taking for his debate tomorrow night with Sarah Palin: One danger for Mr...

Media Must Raise, Not Lower The Bar For Palin For Thursday's Debate

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Brian Ross

Given that Bush has grounded the ship of state on an iceberg turned loose by global warming, the failure to hold Palin up to the same standards as any other vice presidential candidate would be an act of gross irresponsibility.

VP Debate: Biden-Palin Video, Highlights

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

More coverage of the debate in HuffPost's politics section. 10:35 - Sam Stein: An Obama aide summarizes the night's proceeding as such: Palin did a g...

I've Heard This Somewhere Before

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dr. Peggy Drexler

Palin sounds a lot like Lauren Caitlin, the Miss Teen America contestant who became a YouTube sensation with her answer to why one fifth of Americans can't identify the U.S. on a world map.