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2012 Debate

World Geography According To Mitt Romney

Posted 10.23.2012 | World

Mitt Romney: Syria is Iran's only ally in the Arab world. It's their route to the sea. It's the route for them to arm Hezbollah in Lebanon, which thre...

John Kerry: I Needed An 'Exorcism' After Playing Mitt

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

After playing Mitt Romney in debate preparations with President Barack Obama, Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) said he'd need an "exorcism." Kerry told MS...

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...

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...

Sam Stein

Mitt Romney Campaign Muddles Response To Lilly Ledbetter Act Question Again

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 10.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Thursday morning brought additional confusion over what Mitt Romney would have done had the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act come to his des...

Presidential Debate Fight For 'Binders Of Women' Voters: Countdown Day 20

Howard Fineman | Posted 12.17.2012 | Politics
Howard Fineman

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- If you're an undecided or still "persuadable" female voter in a swing state, last night's debate was all about -- and for -- you. ...

Romney Releases Ad Off Debate

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's campaign on Wednesday released its first ad with footage from the second presidential debate, focusing on his answers on the economy and...

Sam Stein

Mitt Romney Adviser On Lilly Ledbetter Act: 'He Was Opposed To It At The Time' [UPDATE]

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- Had Mitt Romney been president in 2009, he would not have signed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act into law, a top adviser to the Re...

Biden Hits Romney Over 'Binders,' Ryan Tries To Explain

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

Vice President Joe Biden and GOP vice-presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) disagreed over Mitt Romney's remark in the presidential debate Tues...

Matt Sledge

Obama Failed On Immigration Reform, But He Wasn't Getting Any Republican Help, Either

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- One of the cleanest shots Mitt Romney scored on Barack Obama on Tuesday night was over the president's promise, made during the 2008 campa...

Joe Biden Hits 'Sketchy' Romney

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden is dismissing as "rhetoric but not much substance" Mitt Romney's answers to questions at Tuesday night's presid...

WATCH: Obama, Romney Clash In Presidential Debate

Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

Did you miss Tuesday night's presidential debate, or do you want to relive the showdown between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney? Watch the full hour a...

Ryan Grim

Obama Wins Debate On Points

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- President Barack Obama stepped onto the stage here on Long Island ready to brawl. Within moments, he had called a Mitt Romney asser...

Laura Bassett

Romney's 'Binders Full Of Women' Claim Empty

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney raised eyebrows during the presidential debate Tuesday night when he claimed that as governor of Massachusetts, he had been so dismayed at...

Obama 'Good-Paying' Jobs Claim At Odds With His Record

The Huffington Post | Christina Wilkie | Posted 10.17.2012 | Business

President Barack Obama made a strong case during Tuesday night's debate for how his administration would create "not just jobs," but "good-paying jobs...

John Celock

HuffPost Readers Weigh In On Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

The debate is over and HuffPost readers have spoken. We spent the evening asking debate watchers for their opinions –- in real time -- and we’ve g...

Arthur Delaney

Romney Uses Alternate Unemployment Rate

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said during Tuesday’s debate that fewer people are working since Obama took office, and that the unemp...

FACT CHECK: Romney Claims Regulations Have Quadrupled Under Obama

Posted 10.17.2012 | Business

Have businesses been made to comply with more laws under President Barack Obama's presidency? If you ask Mitt Romney, the answer is yes, but that may ...

Tom Zeller Jr.

Energy Facts And Fibs At Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 10.17.2012 | Green

A question from a voter at Tuesday evening's town hall debate -- regarding whether it was within the purview of the government to control the price of...

The Second Presidential Debate In One Photo?

Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

Moments before the second presidential debate wrapped up at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., AFP/Getty's Saul Loeb captured this image of a ston...

Mitt Romney's 'Binders Full Of Women'

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

The biggest winner during Tuesday night's town hall presidential debate may have been "binders full of women." In response to a question about what...

Obama, Romney Turn Up The Intensity

Posted 12.16.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama and GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney sparred at the second presidential debate from Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y....

Luke Johnson

Obama Saves 47 Percent For Last

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama waited until his final exchange to attack Mitt Romney's much-maligned comments at a fundraiser that 47 percent of Americans are...

Laura Bassett

Mitt Romney Reverses Contraception Position Under Pressure From Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

In response to a debate question about equal pay, President Barack Obama took the opportunity to criticize Mitt Romney's positions on contraception by...

POLL: Who Won The Debate?

Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

Who won the debate? President Barack Obama got aggressive in facing off against Mitt Romney at Hofstra University in New York on Tuesday night. Th...