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(WATCH) Secrets Of The Presidential Debates: Host-School Profs Provide Post-Debate Analysis

Posted 10.29.2012 | College

There's no doubt that this month's presidential debates had a major impact on the race for the Oval Office in 2012. President Barack Obama's lethargic...

Why Colleges Do (And Don't) Want To Host A Presidential Debate

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.22.2012 | College

Hosting a presidential debate isn't cheap. The cost of playing host for Lynn University, the Boca Raton, Fla. site of Monday's third and final pre...

Etch-a-Sketch as a Long-term Liability

Jill Hanauer | Posted 12.09.2012 | Politics
Jill Hanauer

Mitt Romney may have come out of last Wednesday's debate a short-term winner, but did little to solve his biggest long-term challenge in this election: his inability to convince voters they can trust him.

Jon Ward

Mitt Romney The Deconstructionist: The Real Reason Obama's Campaign Called Him A Liar

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 10.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– When Obama adviser David Plouffe walked into the spin room in Denver last week after the president's poor debate performance, there wa...

Barack's Out-of-Body Experience

Sugar Rautbord | Posted 12.07.2012 | Politics
Sugar Rautbord

Did Obama lose his groove in Colorado? Knowing Obama, he will recover it and go on to rule four more years. But the president showed his vulnerability and perhaps chagrin at the hard road ahead.

This Is the Etch a Sketch Campaign They Warned Us About

Jason Stanford | Posted 12.07.2012 | Politics
Jason Stanford

The very rich are different from us. For one, their Etch A Sketches are better. The handheld toy I played with as a boy must be tiny compared to whatever Romney used to reinvent himself in the Denver debate.

Sigh No More: Obama, Romney Leave No Room to Argue

Robert Scheer | Posted 12.05.2012 | Business
Robert Scheer

It is absurd to depict Wednesday night's rhetorical stew of superficial nitpicking by two candidates with a proven record of subservience to the Wall Street bandits responsible for wrecking our economy as a meaningful exercise in democratic governance.

Jon Ward

President Obama's Harshest Debate Critics? His Most Loyal Supporters

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 10.05.2012 | Politics

MADISON, Wis. –- Don't take it from the pundits. President Barack Obama's own supporters roundly panned his performance in Wednesday night's deb...

Planned Parenthood Hoped For Debate Of Women's Issues In Denver

The Colorado Independent | John Tomasic | Posted 10.04.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's John Tomasic. DENVER– Before the first presidential debate began at the University of Denver campus on Wednesday ...

8-Year-Old Big Bird Fan To Romney: 'You Find Something Else To Cut Off!'

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 10.05.2012 | Politics

Eight-year-old Alabama resident Cecelia Crawford wasn't happy during the debate on Wednesday night when Mitt Romney said he would stop government fund...

Behind the Secret Republican and Democrat Effort to Shut Out Third Parties

Democracy Now! | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics
Democracy Now!

The first debate of the 2012 presidential election aired last night with Republican Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama going head to head about several issues affecting the United States. Missing from the stage in Denver, however, were all of the third party candidates.

Obama Thinks Of A Good Answer To Mitt Romney Morning After Debate

The Huffington Post | Jon Ward | Posted 10.04.2012 | Politics

DENVER -- The morning after his debate with Republican Mitt Romney, after he left the stage and the kleig lights, President Obama figured out what he ...

Democrats Need to Take a Deep Breath

Dan Bimrose | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics
Dan Bimrose

Mitt Romney won the debate. He won the debate not on substance, only in performance. In no way did Romney's "win" validate his vision for America, nor does his new found love for regulations and education ring true.

Will.i.am Gives Crowd At Obama Rally A Pep Talk After Bad Debate Night

The Huffington Post | Jon Ward | Posted 10.04.2012 | Politics

DENVER -- Even rapper will.i.am sounded a little down the morning after the first presidential debate, which was not President Barack Obama's best nig...

Romney's 10 Most Baseless Claims From The First Debate

Posted 10.04.2012 | Business

At last night’s presidential debate, Republican nominee Mitt Romney stole the show. But his performance required that he get a little bit creati...

Romney: Too Big To Fail 'The Biggest Kiss That's Being Given To New York Banks'

Reuters | Posted 12.03.2012 | Business

By By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON, Oct 4 (Reuters) - Republican Mitt Romney, seeking to counter his image as a billionaire friend of f...

Palin Weighs In On Debate

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 10.04.2012 | Politics

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) was quick to declare GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney the winner of Wednesday's presidential debate in Denver...

WATCH: Colbert Can't Wait For Romney's Zingers

Posted 10.03.2012 | Comedy

While some people may be excited about 2012's first presidential debate for actual political reasons, Stephen Colbert, like us, is only interested in ...

Gibbs Jokes About Obama's Debate Plans

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics

DENVER -- How many times will President Barack Obama say the words "47 percent" at the presidential debate on Wednesday? Forty-seven, Obama senior cam...

2012 COUNTDOWN: Mayors Urge Obama, Romney To Get Real

Howard Fineman | Posted 12.02.2012 | Politics
Howard Fineman

If you want hope and change in politics, mayors offer tons of it. The key to success in their jobs, they say, is to avoid -- as indeed they do -- partisan bickering and focus on What Works.

Undecided Western Voters Waiting Until After Debates To Decide On Candiate

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.02.2012 | Denver

A new study to be released by Project New America on Wednesday, just before the first presidential debate in Denver, shows that a strong majority of u...

BOTH SIDES NOW: Huffington & Matalin on Mitt's Do-or-Die Debate in Denver

HuffPost Radio | Posted 09.30.2012 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpg Arianna and Mary differ on Obama's new lead and preview the first debate: Arianna thinks Romney needs to surprise us with humor and details while Mary suggests a Q for Obama.