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Obama Says He Was ‘Just Too Polite’ at Debate

Obama Says He Was ‘Just Too Polite’ at Debate

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Conceding that he failed to deliver at last week’s debate, President Obama says he was “just too polite” and that voters should expect “a little more activity” next week in round t…

The Presidential Debate’s Biggest Loser: Big Bird

The Presidential Debate’s Biggest Loser: Big Bird

Theo Wargo/WireImage(DENVER) — While President Obama and Mitt Romney were trying to tout their economic plans, the social media sphere was massively distracted by a big yellow bird — Big Bird that is.After Romney said, “I love Big Bird,” …

How Did Voters React to the Debate?

How Did Voters React to the Debate?

NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images(LAS VEGAS) — A focus group of Walmart moms in Las Vegas, sponsored by Walmart and moderated by bi-partisan pollsters, revealed mixed reactions to each candidate in Wednesday night’s debate but a broad sense that Ro…

Obama and Romney Clash in First Debate

Obama and Romney Clash in First Debate

SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages(DENVER) — Mitt Romney came out swinging in the first presidential debate, challenging President Obama over his health care reforms, treatment of the economy, taxes and even funding for Sesame Street’s Big Bird.Romney jabbed t…

What You Need to Know Before Wednesday Night’s Debate

What You Need to Know Before Wednesday Night’s Debate

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney will face off Wednesday night in the first presidential debate of the 2012 election. The forum will focus exclusively on domestic policy.  Half of the …

WATCH LIVE: President Obama and Mitt Romney Debate in Denver

WATCH LIVE: President Obama and Mitt Romney Debate in Denver

(DENVER)SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages — President Obama and Mitt Romney face off Wednesday night for their first presidential debate in Denver, Colo.
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Romney Campaign Sets Debate Expectations Low Against Obama

Romney Campaign Sets Debate Expectations Low Against Obama

ABC/Martin H. Simon(WASHINGTON) — In a memo sent to surrogates on Thursday, Romney senior adviser Beth Myers set expectations for Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney low — very low — compared to the “ample rhetorical gifts&rd…

Can the Debates Turn Around Romney’s Fortunes?

Can the Debates Turn Around Romney’s Fortunes?

Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — With just one week to go until the first presidential debate, both sides are already deep into spin mode. Both want to set a low bar for their own candidate to be able to clear, while setting ex…

Romney Jokes Portman Plays Obama Too Well in Debate Prep

Romney Jokes Portman Plays Obama Too Well in Debate Prep

ABC/ Ida Mae Astute(VANDALIA, Ohio) — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney joked Tuesday that Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio., plays President Obama so well in their debate prep session that afterwards he wants to “kick him out of the room.&r…

Egypt Holds Historic Televised Presidential Debate

Egypt Holds Historic Televised Presidential Debate

GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/GettyImages(CAIRO) — Despite a lower administrative court’s decision Wednesday to suspend the election planned for May 23 and 24, the two leading Egyptian presidential candidates faced off Thursday for an unprecedented televised …

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