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Dictators for Obama?

Oct 23, 2012
Bauer-backed super PAC assails president
Posted In: 2012 election, debate, super PACs, Barack Obama

President Obama drops budget surprise at third debate

Oct 23, 2012
President Obama's debate vow that a trillion dollars in automatic spending cuts “will not happen” took Washington by surprise. Making those words a reality will require a bipartisan deal that has been elusive so far.
Posted In: sequestration, debate

Fact-checking Obama's 'horses and bayonets' comment

Oct 23, 2012
One last follow-up to the presidential debate last night and President Obama's comment on fewer horses and bayonets used by the U.S. military.
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Breaking down the China debate

Oct 23, 2012
Last night's presidential debate about foreign policy covered a range of topics. As expected, the candidates touched on China and its high-profile relationship to the United States.
Posted In: China, debate, GM, currency

Economic issues to take center stage in debate

Oct 22, 2012
Foreign policy is the official topic of tonight's final presidential debate, but look for both candidates to connect global issues to American jobs.
Posted In: debate, 2012 election

Nate Silver on political polling in the cellphone and social media age

Oct 22, 2012
Nate Silver, who tracks polls at the New York Times blog Five Thirty Eight, says that technology is great for forecasting political races, if we use it correctly.
Posted In: debate, 2012 election, polls

Web pounces on Romney 'binders full of women' comment

Oct 17, 2012
It took just a few minutes for social media pages built around Mitt Romney's debate comment about having "binders full of women" to materialize. But how do you monetize a meme?
Posted In: debate, memes, Internet

Debates more significant than usual

Oct 17, 2012
Last night's second presidential debate between President Obama and Governor Romney was fiery and full of pocketbook issues. Will the debate impact the short term polls and the final election outcome?
Posted In: debate, 2012 election

Pell grants: Comparing candidates' comments against the record

Oct 17, 2012
A conversation about education was woven among various topics at last night's presidential debate. In particular, Governor Romney and President Obama touched on the issue of college affordability.
Posted In: Pell grant, debate, higher education

Could the candidates answer these questions in tonight's debate?

Oct 16, 2012
Foreign Policy magazine put together a list of questions they'd ask if they were in the town hall presidential debate tonight.
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