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Presidental Debates

Why Don't the Presidential Candidates Talk More About Housing?

Dr. Stan Humphries | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics
Dr. Stan Humphries

Why doesn't Mitt Romney spend more time talking about housing given that Obama doesn't have a politically winning argument on this front? Well, it turns out that Obama hasn't left Romney many politically attractive options to do so.

Mitt Romney Won the Debate, so Why Won't He Win the Election?

Mario Almonte | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics
Mario Almonte

When you scratch below the surface, many of those so-called "undecided voters" aren't really that undecided. Most people will vote along party lines in this election because neither candidate has dazzled them enough to make them want to switch sides.

Have Obama and Romney Lost Their Muchness?

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 12.02.2012 | Politics
William B. Bradshaw

We are now in the midst of the general election. And now it's time for both President Obama and Governor Romney to reveal their true muchness -- to tell us voters who they really are, what they really stand for, and what we can truly expect of them.

The Crystal Ball: History!

Robert Watson | Posted 11.14.2012 | College
Robert Watson

As everyone from the two nominees and their consultants to media pundits and Vegas bookies (I'm serious) attempt to predict the debate questions, I have a more tried and true approach: History.

Obama And McCain Agree To Free-Flowing Debate Format

New York Times | Patrick Healy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama and McCain campaigns have agreed to an unusual, free-flowing format for the three televised presidential debates, which begin on Friday, but...