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Who Won the Debate

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...

The Answer May Surprise You

Posted 10.17.2012 | Comedy

Aside from the first presidential debate two weeks ago, where it was universally agreed that Obama simply didn't show up, voters tend to assess debate...

POLL: Who Won The Debate?

Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

Who won the debate? President Barack Obama got aggressive in facing off against Mitt Romney at Hofstra University in New York on Tuesday night. Th...

POLL: Who Won The Debate?

Posted 10.11.2012 | Politics

Who won the debate? Joe Biden and Paul Ryan went head-to-head at the first and only vice presidential debate of the election season in Kentucky on ...

Al Gore Blames Altitude For Obama's Debate Performance

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 10.04.2012 | Politics

Former presidential hopeful and environmentalist Al Gore is coming to President Barack Obama's defense and blaming Denver's high altitude for the pres...

Poll: Who Won The Debate?

Posted 10.03.2012 | Politics

Who won the debate? President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney captured the spotlight as they sparred at the University of Denver in Colorado on Wednes...

McCain pledges balanced budget, criticizes Obama

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Republican presidential candidate John McCain promised Wednesday to balance the federal budget despite the nation's deepening e...

Blitzer: "Apparent" McCain Has "Some Disdain" For Obama

The Huffington Post | Nico Pitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Immediately after the debate, Wolf Blitzer goes there: "It's apparent to say that Sen. McCain has some disdain, I think it's fair to say, for Sen. Oba...

Sam Stein

Who Won The Debate? Clean Sweep For Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The insta-polls, which provide viewers with a somewhat skewed but important insight into how each candidate fared say, by and large, that Obama scored...

Obama "Ran Away With" Debate: Political Wire

Political Wire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Tonight's debate wasn't even close. Sen. Barack Obama ran away with it -- particularly when speaking about the economy and health care. Talking about ...

Polls: Biden Won -- But It Probably Won't Matter

Pollster.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CNN and CBS, the two networks that released surveys immediately after the presidential debate last week, have done the same for the Vice Presidential ...

VP Debate: Who Won... Reactions, News Analysis

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Below is a collection of reactions to Thursday night's vice presidential debate between Governor Sarah Palin and Senator Joe Biden. For HuffPost blog...

McCain Lost the VP Debate Too

Robert Shrum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Shrum

Sarah Palin has experience being a runner-up -- which will come in handy in November. Tonight she barely kept up. By any rational assessment, Palin wasn't up to the job.

Sam Stein

Who Won The VP Debate? Biden Scores Big

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Complete coverage of the debate in HuffPost's politics section. Scroll down for more on the CBS and Fox News focus groups. During the course of the ...

McCain "Disappointed" That Debate Called A Tie

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican White House hopeful John McCain, fresh from his first debate with Democratic rival Barack Obama in Mississippi, expressed regret on Saturda...

Who Won The Debate? Reviews Go To Obama

The Huffington Post | Nico Pitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

***UPDATED 9/27*** A focus group of 45 voters with an "unmistakenly Republican tilt" believed that Obama won the night handily: [B]y a 38 to 27 perc...

Ignore The Pundits: How To Figure Out Who Won The Debate

Judd Legum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Judd Legum

The winner of the debate isn't the person who makes the best arguments. The winner of the debate is the person who moves votes to their side.