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Sara Kenigsberg

New Hampshire Debate Is Mitt Romney's 'Best Performance': Tim Pawlenty (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Sara Kenigsberg | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics

MANCHESTER, N.H. -- Former Minnesota governor and former Republican presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty turned up in the spin room after Saturday nigh...

Jon Ward

Manchester Debate Moments: Romney Walks, Huntsman Talks Mandarin, Paul Provokes

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics

MANCHESTER, N.H. - Nothing much changed during the New Hampshire debate Saturday night, especially since former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney went co...

Jason Linkins

Republican Debate In New Hampshire: Worst Ever

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics

If you can get a message to Ben Sherwood at ABC News, please tell him thanks for shutting this down earlier than anticipated. In case you didn't know,...

GOP Candidate Struggles With Bold Argument

AP | CALVIN WOODWARD | Posted 03.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — After months of getting a pass on the subject from his rivals, Mitt Romney was challenged in the Republican presidential debate Sat...

Mitt Romney Brushes Off Attacks

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 03.08.2012 | Politics

MANCHESTER, N.H. -- Mitt Romney brushed aside rivals' criticism Saturday night in the opening round of a weekend debate doubleheader that left his Rep...

Amanda Terkel

Rick Perry Would Put U.S. Troops Back In Iraq

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics

MANCHESTER, N.H. -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry hit President Obama for ending the Iraq war and pulling out U.S. troops -- carrying out a Status of Forces A...

Amanda Terkel

Ron Paul: 'I'm The Only One ... That Understands True Racism'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics

MANCHESTER, N.H. -- Debate moderator George Stephanopoulos asked Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) to explain his controversial newsletters written under his na...

Romney Takes Stand On Banning Contraception

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.07.2012 | Politics

(AP) MANCHESTER, N.H. — Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney says that constitutional amendments are the way to guarantee bedrock rights an...

Amanda Terkel

Rick Santorum And Ron Paul Set Off Sparks At New Hampshire Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.07.2012 | Politics

MANCHESTER, N.H. -- Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum finally got his wish. He's finally getting time to talk during the GOP debates. Due to S...

Ryan Grim

Mitt Romney: It Pains Me To Fire You

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 01.07.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney said Saturday night that it pains him to fire workers in order to make a company more profitable, responding to criticism from Newt Gingri...

Republican Debate: GOP Candidates Face Off Ahead Of New Hampshire Primary

Posted 01.07.2012 | Politics

With New Hampshire's primary election just days away, candidates competing for the Republican presidential nomination are facing off in the Granite St...

Sam Stein

Republican Debate: 'Mitt's Gonna Need To Wear A Flak Jacket Tonight'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 01.07.2012 | Politics

MANCHESTER, N.H. -- With precious few days remaining before the New Hampshire primary, and a growing expectation that Mitt Romney will run away with t...

Gingrich Targeted At Lively GOP Debate

Posted 12.10.2011 | Politics

By THOMAS BEAUMONT, Associated Press Attacked as a lifelong Washington insider, newly minted Republican front-runner Newt Gingrich parried critic...

Lucia Graves

Newt To Mitt: You Couldn't Be A Career Politician If You Tried

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 12.11.2011 | Politics

After Mitt Romney made fun of some of Newt Gingrich's more outlandish policy ideas, dredging up his proposal to place a permanent colony on the moon, ...

LIVE UPDATES: GOP Candidates Face Off In Iowa

Posted 12.10.2011 | Politics

On Saturday night, six candidates competing for the Republican presidential nomination are participating in a debate in the key early primary state of...

Debate Backlash: ABC Feels It In The Ratings

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The ratings for last week's evening newscasts are in — and it appears that the angry viewers claiming that they would no longer watch ABC after ...

Jason Linkins

In a Final Analysis: For ABC, A Missed Opportunity

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Strangely enough, ABC's failures have created an interesting opportunity for the news division that needs a game-changer the most: CBS News.

Frank Rich: Shoddy! Tawdry! A Televised Train Wreck!

New York Times | Frank Rich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"THE crowd is turning on me," said Charles Gibson, the ABC anchor, when the audience jeered him in the final moments of Wednesday night's face-off bet...

Debate Trail: Off Stage In Philly

Barnett Zitron | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Barnett Zitron

Outside in Philly, people were charged up, agreeing with the 80 percent of Americans who feel the country's on the wrong track. There was little energy for the Democratic Party squabbling on stage.

Critic: ABC "Clear Loser" Of Pennsylvania Debate

Washington Post | Tom Shales | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

When Barack Obama met Hillary Clinton for another televised Democratic candidates' debate last night, it was more than a step forward in the 2008 pres...