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Presidential Debate

'Horses And Bayonets' Goes Viral

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

There were no binders full of women at the final presidential debate on Monday, but there were certainly horses and bayonets. President Barack Obam...

Obama Handily Wins Third Debate

Matt Zeller | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics
Matt Zeller

Tonight's third Presidential debate featured a battle between Obama the Professor-in-Chief vs. Romney the student-who-didn't-do-the-reading. As someone who has ADD, even I had trouble keeping up with many of Governor Romney's non-linear arguments.

Obama as Commander-in-Chief, Romney as Dithering Bully

Robert Reich | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics
Robert Reich

Although Monday night's topic was foreign policy, I hope Americans understood it was also about every other major challenge we face. Mitt Romney is not only a cold warrior; he's also a class warrior. And the two are closely related.

Arthur Delaney

Romney Talks Food Stamps During Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney said in his closing remarks at Monday night’s debate that he wanted to get people off food stamps, but n...

Romney Gives Thumbs Up To Final Debate

Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

If Mitt Romney's immediate post-debate gesture is to be believed, he thinks he did A-ok. If we're judging by his facial expression though... (P...

Fact Check: How Obama, Romney Debate Statements Hold Up

AP | CALVIN WOODWARD | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Voters didn't always get the straight goods when President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney made their case for foreign poli...

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...

Obama, Romney Spar On Foreign Policy In Final Presidential Debate

Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

By DAVID ESPO AND KASIE HUNT, ASSOCIATED PRESS BOCA RATON, Fla. — President Barack Obama sharply challenged Mitt Romney on foreign policy in thei...

Michael McAuliff

Obama Sinks Romney's Battleship

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney mostly ducked questions about his military plans in the third and final presidential debate Monday night -- offering President Barack Obam...

Barack Obama: U.S. Will Stand With Israel If Attacked

Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BOCA RATON, Fla. — President Barack Obama says the United States will stand with Israel if it's attacked. Obama said d...

Jennifer Bendery

WATCH: Romney Completely Avoids Libya At Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney took the first question in Monday night's debate -- whether or not the administration bungled its response...

Elise Foley

'We Also Have Fewer Horses And Bayonets'

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama mocked Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney on Monday for his repeated attack over the size of the Navy, which he has sa...

Mitt Romney: U.S. Can't Kill Its Way Out Of Extremist Threats

Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BOCA RATON, Fla. — Republican Mitt Romney says he praises rival President Barack Obama for ordering the raid that killed ...

Sam Stein

Romney, Obama Spar Over Syria

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

The discussion on Syria during Monday night's presidential debate was an exercise in Mitt Romney trying to fudge the major distinctions between his fo...

Jason Linkins

Romney Hits Obama On Iraq

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

Romney accuses Obama of not negotiating a proper Status of Forces Agreement in Iraq. It should be reiterated, Obama followed the SoFA that was negotia...

U.S. Foreign Policy Debate Agenda -- What About Cuba?

Noel Irwin Hentschel | Posted 12.22.2012 | World
Noel Irwin Hentschel

The newly elected president, Romney or Obama, when discussing U.S. foreign policy for Cuba will need to consider how to help 12 million Cuban neighbors enjoy a better life and be able to secure the support of the millions of Cuban-Americans who have had that opportunity by living in the U.S.

Forget Debates: It’s Party Platters, Not Platforms

Marie Woolf | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics
Marie Woolf

2012-10-23-Mariewoolf.jpg Forget debates, PAC ads and voter guides: just sample the two party platters. We need only look to what the candidates' wives are serving up.

WATCH LIVE: Presidential Debate Live Streaming Online

Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

You can watch the final presidential debate between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney at Lynn University in Florida with the live video stream from YouTube...

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...

Presidential Debate 2012: Obama, Romney Face Off In Final Showdown

Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

By DAVID ESPO AND KASIE HUNT, ASSOCIATED PRESS BOCA RATON, Fla. — Foreign policy took command of the campaign spotlight Monday at the third and f...

Comedians Live Tweet The Final Debate

Posted 10.22.2012 | Comedy

Presidential debates are hard on the candidates, but even harder on those of us watching at home. That's why the good Lord invented Twitter. We've ...

The Foreign Policy Debate America Deserves

Sally A. Painter | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics
Sally A. Painter

The final debate is a chance for us to see real leadership -- and that means grappling with thorny issues that aren't reducible to talking points, but which will nevertheless define the course of the world in the coming years.

100 Must-Follow Twitter Feeds For Presidential Debate

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

There are no shortage of options for watching tonight's presidential debate on foreign policy. One of the most interesting places to get real-time ...

How To Follow The Final Presidential Debate LIVE

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

The final presidential debate is tonight, Monday, Oct. 22, at 9 p.m. local time. It will be the last chance for Barack Obama and Mitt Romney to art...

Joshua Hersh

Foreign Policy Debate: On Libya, Middle East, Obama Faces Tough Questions And Few Easy Answers

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 10.23.2012 | World

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- A few weeks ago, a former CIA analyst and a national security adviser to the campaign of President Barack Obama lost a debate...