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Final Presidential Debate Draws 59 Million Viewers

Final Presidential Debate Draws 59 Million Viewers

Marc Serota/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The third and final presidential debate, which aired Monday night, wasn’t quite the ratings draw that the previous two were.The most recent debate between President Obama and Republican candidate Mitt Romney in Boc…

Whoppers, Bayonets and Zingers in Final Presidential Debate

Whoppers, Bayonets and Zingers in Final Presidential Debate

Marc Serota/Getty Image(BOCA RATON, Fla.) — President Obama was on the offensive during the third and final presidential debate Monday night, hitting Mitt Romney for shifting on foreign policy positions and pointedly telling Romney, “Every time you’ve…

Who Won? Political Analysts on the Final Presidential Debate

Who Won? Political Analysts on the Final Presidential Debate

NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images(BOCA RATON, Fla.) — The final presidential debate on foreign policy appeared to be a win for President Obama, but a successful effort by Republican nominee Mitt Romney to return the conversation to the economy, ABC News …

Undecided ‘Walmart Moms’ in Florida Give Win to Obama

Undecided ‘Walmart Moms’ in Florida Give Win to Obama

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(ORLANDO, Fla.) — Out of a focus group of 10 “Walmart moms” in Orlando, Fla., eight gave the win to Obama in the third and final presidential debate.  One woman gave the win to Romney, and another said she felt …

Obama Wins Twitter War with ‘Horses and Bayonets’

Obama Wins Twitter War with ‘Horses and Bayonets’

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — President Obama won Monday night’s Twitter war with the weapons of yore, replying to Mitt Romney’s complaint that the Navy will soon see its smallest fleet since 1917 by saying, “We also have …

Foreign Policy Takes Center Stage in Final Presidential Debate

Foreign Policy Takes Center Stage in Final Presidential Debate

NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — There are 15 days and one presidential debate between President Obama and Mitt Romney left before the general election.While both candidates acknowledge the outcome of the election depends on no more than t…

John Kerry Slams Romney’s ‘Etch A Sketch’ Memory

John Kerry Slams Romney’s ‘Etch A Sketch’ Memory

Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Weighing in as President Obama’s sparring partner in debate prep, Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry said, “I don’t believe the American people can trust” Mitt Romney.“Mitt Romney …

Obama Calls for Renewal of Assault Weapons Ban

Obama Calls for Renewal of Assault Weapons Ban

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(HEMPSTEAD, N.Y.) — President Obama Tuesday night said he’s interested in seeing an assault weapons ban reintroduced, breaking his silence on the legislation, which has persisted in spite of at least five mass shootings…

‘Walmart Moms’ Say Obama Won Second Debate, But Not by Much

‘Walmart Moms’ Say Obama Won Second Debate, But Not by Much

Spencer Platt/Getty Images(MILWAUKEE, Wis.) — Undecided “Walmart moms” in Milwaukee, Wis., gave the presidential debate win to President Obama by a narrow margin — but they’re not sold yet.In a bipartisan focus group conducted by Pu…

Obama and Romney Get Fired Up in Heated Second Debate

Obama and Romney Get Fired Up in Heated Second Debate

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Circling each other like boxers at times and looking one another in the eye, President Obama and Mitt Romney came out swinging as soon as Monday night’s debate began, sparring over Libya, energy production, and a…

Green Party Candidates Arrested at Presidential Debate

Green Party Candidates Arrested at Presidential Debate

Pat Greenhouse/The Boston Globe via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Green Party candidate Jill Stein and her vice presidential running mate Cheri Honkala were arrested at the Hofstra University debate site Tuesday as they protested their exclusion from the s…

Five Things to Watch at Second Presidential Debate

Five Things to Watch at Second Presidential Debate

NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images(HEMPSTEAD, N.Y.) — Exactly three weeks before voters head to the polls, President Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney face-off in Hempstead, N.Y., on Tuesday for the second presidential debate that could again chart…

WATCH LIVE: President Obama and Mitt Romney Meet Up for Second Debate

WATCH LIVE: President Obama and Mitt Romney Meet Up for Second Debate

STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — President Obama and Mitt Romney face off Tuesday night for their second presidential debate at Hofstra University.

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Obama Team Mum on Moderator Concerns for Second Debate

Obama Team Mum on Moderator Concerns for Second Debate

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WILLIAMSBURG, Va.) — The Obama campaign on Monday declined to comment on reports that they are concerned about the role moderator Candy Crowley intends to play at Tuesday night’s debate, but said the president is &l…

Obama Team Promises ‘Interesting Debate’

Obama Team Promises ‘Interesting Debate’

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama is once again engaged in intense debate preparation at his resort in Williamsburg, Va., getting ready for his rematch with Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney on Tuesday.“I’m…

Candy Crowley Says She’ll Moderate the Debate Her Way

Candy Crowley Says She’ll Moderate the Debate Her Way

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The campaigns of President Obama and GOP nominee Mitt Romney are a bit worried about what will happen at Tuesday night’s second debate between the candidates but it really has nothing to do with what the ot…

Obama Says Debate Prep Is ‘Going Great’

Obama Says Debate Prep Is ‘Going Great’

MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images(WILLIAMSBURG, Va.) — President Obama took a break from debate prep Sunday afternoon to make a surprise visit to his campaign office in Williamsburg, Va.“Hello everybody, hello!” the president said, according to…

Sen. Rob Portman: Romney ‘Probably’ Could Win Election Without Ohio

Sen. Rob Portman: Romney ‘Probably’ Could Win Election Without Ohio

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Speaking to ABC’s Senior White House Correspondent Jake Tapper Sunday morning on This Week, Ohio Sen. Rob Portman said GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney could “probably” win the White House without a victory in th…

Obama, Romney Take Time Off Trail for Debate Prep

Obama, Romney Take Time Off Trail for Debate Prep

NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GettyImages(WILLIAMSBURG, Va.) — President Obama and GOP nominee Mitt Romney are taking time off the campaign trail to prep for Tuesday’s presidential debate, a sign of the importance of their second face-off, which comes just …

Obama Will Be More ‘Aggressive’ in Second Debate, Axelrod Says

Obama Will Be More ‘Aggressive’ in Second Debate, Axelrod Says

(NEW YORK) — After his lackluster performance at the first presidential debate, President Obama is making some “adjustments” and will be more “aggressive” in his second face-off with Republican nominee Mitt Romney, senior Obama…

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