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Presidential Prize: Town Hall Attendees Could Win Free Pizza for Life

Presidential Prize: Town Hall Attendees Could Win Free Pizza for Life

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — With rising fuel prices driving up the cost of food — and likely people to the polls this November — Pizza Hut has announced a new contest that somehow encompasses both the economy and politics. The company says an…

Biden to Answer Questions at VP Debate After Months of No National TV Interviews

Biden to Answer Questions at VP Debate After Months of No National TV Interviews

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — When Vice President Joe Biden steps on the stage at Centre College for the Vice Presidential debate in Kentucky Thursday night, it will be the first time the vice president has been on national television airwaves…

Obama: Romney Presented ‘Salesmanship’ Not ‘Leadership’ in Debate

Obama: Romney Presented ‘Salesmanship’ Not ‘Leadership’ in Debate

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(SAN FRANCISCO) — A fiery President Obama ramped up his attacks against Mitt Romney’s debate performance, telling supporters Monday night that what they saw from his opponent in Denver last week “wasn’t l…

Will Mitt Romney’s Debate Bounce Last?

Will Mitt Romney’s Debate Bounce Last?

DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images(PRINCETON, N.J.) — Less than a week after the Denver debate, it’s all tied up.A Gallup tracking poll out Monday morning finds President Obama and Mitt Romney running even nationally — 47 percent to 47 percent — with just …

Will Mitt Romney’s Debate Bounce Last?

Will Mitt Romney’s Debate Bounce Last?

DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images(PRINCETON, N.J.) — Less than a week after the Denver debate, it’s all tied up.A Gallup tracking poll out Monday morning finds President Obama and Mitt Romney running even nationally — 47 percent to 47 percent — with just …

Paul Ryan Skips Debate Talk as He Picks Pumpkins with Family

Paul Ryan Skips Debate Talk as He Picks Pumpkins with Family

J.D. Pooley/Getty Images(KENOSHA, Wis.) — After three full days of debate prep in Virginia, Paul Ryan had a packed day Sunday, but his debate against Joe Biden and the intense preparations from this week were not what he wanted to talk about.Instead, …

Jon Stewart and Bill O’Reilly Get Ready for DC Debate ‘Rumble’

Jon Stewart and Bill O’Reilly Get Ready for DC Debate ‘Rumble’

Brad Barket/Getty Images for Comedy Central(WASHINGTON) — Comedy Central talisman Jon Stewart, host of The Daily Show, and his frienemy, Bill O’Reilly, the Fox News star commentator, are set to face off in a live-streaming debate Saturday night at 8 p…

In Rainy Cleveland, Obama Slams Romney’s Debate ‘Tap Dance’

In Rainy Cleveland, Obama Slams Romney’s Debate ‘Tap Dance’

SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages(CLEVELAND) — Speaking before thousands of soggy supporters at a rainy Cleveland rally, President Obama Friday afternoon unveiled some new zingers against Mitt Romney’s claims in Wednesday night’s debate.“My …

Romney Pleased Debate Showed He and Obama Stand for Very Different Things

Romney Pleased Debate Showed He and Obama Stand for Very Different Things

Win McNamee/Getty Images(FISHERSVILLE, Va.) — A jubilant Mitt Romney bounded on a concert stage in Virginia to capitalize on his strong debate performance Wednesday night, telling the crowd of thousands that Americans were finally able to see that he …

Biden Turns Attack Dog on Romney Day After Debate

Biden Turns Attack Dog on Romney Day After Debate

William Thomas Cain/Getty Images(COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa) — One day after President Obama delivered what was by all accounts a lackluster debate performance, Vice President Joe Biden went on the attack against Mitt Romney, delivering zinger after zinger …

Vice President Joe Biden Says Accuracy Is Key at Next Week’s Debate

Vice President Joe Biden Says Accuracy Is Key at Next Week’s Debate

Joe Raedle/Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa) — In his first comments about his debate next week against Rep. Paul Ryan, Vice President Joe Biden said he’s focusing his prep on ensuring he has all his facts straight.“What I…

Jim Lehrer Biggest Loser in Presidential Debate?

Jim Lehrer Biggest Loser in Presidential Debate?

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — For all the criticism lobbed at the participants in Wednesday night’s presidential debate, veteran moderator Jim Lehrer may have got the worst of it.Lehrer, longtime host of The News Hour on PBS, was seen…

Nixon Admitted 1960 Debate Prep Was ‘Totally Wrong’

Nixon Admitted 1960 Debate Prep Was ‘Totally Wrong’

CBS via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — He was exhausted, sweaty and pale. His shirt was one size too big and five shades too light. And after a full day of campaigning, he was tired and anxious, all things a candidate does not want to be during his first te…

Obamas to Mark 20th Anniversary Before Debate

Obamas to Mark 20th Anniversary Before Debate

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(DENVER) — As the clock ticks down to Wednesday night’s debate, President Obama will enjoy some downtime at his local hotel and the first opportunity to see his wife Michelle on their 20th wedding annivers…

Obama Team Studies Romney Tapes as Debate Camp Begins

Obama Team Studies Romney Tapes as Debate Camp Begins

JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images(LAS VEGAS) — President Obama convened the final debate camp of his political career in Las Vegas on Sunday, huddling with top advisers at a posh lakeside resort 20 miles east of the Strip for a three-day crash course on Rep…

Obama Wants ‘Serious Discussion’ with Romney at First Debate

Obama Wants ‘Serious Discussion’ with Romney at First Debate

MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images(LAS VEGAS) — President Obama Sunday night told thousands of supporters gathered in Las Vegas for an outdoor rally that he’s “looking forward” to facing off with Republican rival Mitt Romney on a debate st…

Fact Checkers Unite to Predict Debate Deceptions

Fact Checkers Unite to Predict Debate Deceptions

Saul Loeb/AFP/J.D. Pooley/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama and Mitt Romney are still hundreds of miles from the debate stage, but fact checkers are already poised and ready to dissect the half-truths that, if the past 15 months of campaignin…

Scott Brown Rips Elizabeth Warren Over Native American Status

Scott Brown Rips Elizabeth Warren Over Native American Status

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images(BOSTON) — Sen. Scott Brown of Massachusetts put challenger Elizabeth Warren on the rack early during their debate Thursday night, assailing the Democrat for listing herself as “Native American” on law school do…

Did Sen. Scott Brown Almost Miss Debate vs. Elizabeth Warren?

Did Sen. Scott Brown Almost Miss Debate vs. Elizabeth Warren?

Joanne Rathe/The Boston Globe via Getty Images(BOSTON) — The first step towards winning a debate is showing up.That almost didn’t happen for Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., who is scheduled to face off Thursday night against Senate challenger Elizabe…

Paul Ryan’s Debate Prep Partner Will Be Attorney Ted Olson

Paul Ryan’s Debate Prep Partner Will Be Attorney Ted Olson

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — On the Ryan Plane, Joe Biden’s stand in for Paul Ryan’s debate prep will be Ted Olson, according to Ryan spokesperson Brendan Buck.The Republican attorney famously argued in federal court for sam…

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