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Ryan Debate

Obama's Biggest Challenge: Optics

Clarence B. Jones | Posted 12.13.2012 | Politics
Clarence B. Jones

Romney and Ryan look like what the sales associates on Mad Men could have successfully packaged as new and more "engaging." It seems to be having some partial success in presenting Obama and Biden as last year's "out of date" product.

Jason Linkins

A Chance To Cut Is A Chance To Cure: The 2012 Speculatron Weekly Roundup For Oct. 12

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.13.2012 | Politics

The reviews from Thursday night's debate are in, and the macro story, essentially, is that Vice President Joe Biden "managed to right the listing USS ...

Ariel Edwards-Levy

VP Debate Drew Mixed Reviews Of Biden

HuffingtonPost.com | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Few minds were changed by Thursday's debate, but Democrats rallied around an aggressive performance by Vice President Joe Biden, accordi...

Joshua Hersh

Romney Accuses Biden Of 'Doubling Down On Denial'

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House is taking renewed heat over a remark by Vice President Joe Biden in Thursday night's debate addressing how much the admi...

Ryan Grim

Romney Backs Up Biden On Key Aspect Of Mitt's Tax Plan

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a much replayed moment from Thursday night's debate, Vice President Joe Biden and Rep. Paul Ryan tussled over whether it was mathemat...

Dissecting Ryan's Green Energy Claims

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 10.12.2012 | Green

Although environmental issues were largely absent from the vice presidential debate Thursday night, Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan s...

Saki Knafo

Economists React To Biden-Ryan Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics

Left-leaning economists offered a variety of reactions to Thursday night's debate, including pleasure with Vice President Joe Biden's aggressive defen...

Ann Romney Sounds Off On Ryan's Performance

AP | JOHN FLESHER | Posted 12.12.2012 | Politics

HUDSONVILLE, Mich. — Ann Romney said Friday that her husband's judgment in choosing Paul Ryan as his running mate was vindicated during the Wisc...

Matt Sledge

Biden On Social Security: Debate Answer Gets Mixed Reviews, Question Called 'Outrageous'

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- While President Barack Obama was forced to do damage control after he said there was no daylight between him and Republican presidential n...

Ryan Made One Major Mistake

The Daily Beast | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics

I had the odd experience of first listening to the debate (or rather the first hour of the debate) on the radio; then watching the debate over again o...

Howard Fineman

Biden Bails Water, Now It's Up To The Captain

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics

DANVILLE, Ky. – Summoning a lifetime of passion, skill, knowledge, blarney and blindingly perfect teeth, Vice President Joe Biden last night managed...

WATCH: Paul Ryan Stays Hydrated During VP Debate

Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) was likely urged by political operatives to keep his cool during the vice presidential debate -- come hell or high water -- bu...

Michael McAuliff

Ryan Slams Obama 'Failure,' Yet Employs Same Gambit

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics

Paul Ryan and Mitt Romney have now both dodged questions about their tax plans by saying in essence they would copy a strategy that they describe as "...

FACT CHECK

Posted 10.12.2012 | Business

Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan and Vice President Joe Biden made a lot of claims about the economy, health care, jobs and taxes during...

Arthur Delaney

Biden, Raddatz Press Ryan For Tax Specifics, Come Up Short

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics

Vice presidential debate moderator Martha Raddatz pressed Republican hopeful Paul Ryan on his ticket’s promise to cut all federal income tax rates 2...

Did Biden Shift On Key Obama Line?

Reuters | Posted 12.12.2012 | Politics

By Patrick Temple-West and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON, Oct 12 (Reuters) - Did Vice-President Joe Biden shift on the Obama administration...

Amanda Terkel

Fox News Goes Off On Biden: 'Rude,' 'Unhinged,' 'Cranky Old Man'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.12.2012 | Media

Immediate reaction after Thursday's vice presidential debate was that Vice President Joe Biden did significantly better than President Barack Obama di...

VP Debate: We Can All Agree...

Ai-jen Poo | Posted 12.11.2012 | Politics
Ai-jen Poo

Elections must be about more than polls and he-said versus he-said horse race analysis. No matter how petty our politics may seem, ideas still matter -- especially to the people whose lives those ideas directly impact.

Paul Ryan Repeats Repeats Obamacare Talking Point That's Already Been Proven To Be Exaggerated

The Huffington Post | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.11.2012 | Business

Like Mitt Romney during his debate with President Barack Obama last week, Paul Ryan charged that health care reform would cause 20 million people to l...

Laura Bassett

Biden, Ryan Spar On Abortion

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics

Paul Ryan and Joe Biden offered sharply different opinions on abortion and religious freedom Thursday night in response to a question about their Cath...

Paul Ryan Criticizes Medicare Cuts Included In His Own Plan

The Huffington Post | Jeffrey Young | Posted 10.11.2012 | Business

Rep. Paul Ryan (Wis.), the Republican vice presidential nominee, attacked President Barack Obama's health care reform law for reducing Medicare fundin...

Amanda Terkel

Biden To Ryan: 'Oh, Now You're Jack Kennedy'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics

Perhaps the most famous vice presidential debate moment in history is from 1988, when Democrat Lloyd Bentsen mocked the young Republican Dan Quayle fo...

Paul Ryan Misleads On Unemployment Rate

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 10.11.2012 | Business

Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan said the unemployment rate has been rising, when in fact it has fallen by 13 percent over the past year...

Ryan Grim

Joe Biden Creaming Paul Ryan In First Hour Of Debate: Survey

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 10.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An hour into the debate, a survey of more than 300 debate watchers from across the political spectrum finds that Vice President Joe Bide...

Fact Check: Debate Claims By Joe Biden, Paul Ryan Scrutinized

AP | CALVIN WOODWARD | Posted 12.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Vice President Joe Biden has mangled a heaping helping of facts over the years. Despite being newer to presidential-campaign politi...